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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 15° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.82 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 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' 59.3"981.38 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.5"0.32 mieast0° 13' 52.5"15.91 minorth15.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' North, Longitude: 78° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.16 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.9"964.31 miwest0° 06' 06.5"7.00 misouth964.59 mi
24 hours11° 02' 31.6"732.59 mieast2° 46' 16.7"190.55 misouth761.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauWed 11:52 AM366 km227 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroWed 11:52 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth S
FadaWed 11:52 AM642 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaWed 11:52 AM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
AbéchéWed 11:52 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSoutheast SE
MongoWed 11:52 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezWed 11:52 AM857 km533 miles463 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitWed 11:52 AM888 km552 miles479 nmWest W
ZinderWed 11:52 AM925 km575 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 11:52 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouthwest SW
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