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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 28° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"981.36 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.3"0.31 mieast0° 13' 53.2"15.92 minorth15.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' North, Longitude: 90° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.96 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.7"963.80 miwest0° 06' 02.7"6.93 misouth964.07 mi
24 hours11° 02' 55.0"732.65 mieast2° 44' 51.2"188.91 misouth761.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumWed 1:02 PM560 km348 miles302 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidWed 1:02 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-FashirWed 1:02 PM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaWed 11:02 AM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiWed 1:02 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanWed 1:02 PM910 km565 miles491 nmEast E
KassalaWed 1:02 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneyWed 1:02 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbéchéWed 11:02 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauWed 11:02 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest W
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