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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 13° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.81 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"981.37 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.6"0.32 mieast0° 13' 52.3"15.90 minorth15.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' North, Longitude: 76° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.20 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 10.1"964.40 miwest0° 06' 07.3"7.02 misouth964.68 mi
24 hours11° 02' 27.0"732.57 mieast2° 46' 33.3"190.87 misouth761.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 12:02 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauWed 12:02 PM622 km387 miles336 nmEast E
ArlitWed 12:02 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
MoussoroWed 12:02 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderWed 12:02 PM734 km456 miles396 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 12:02 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaWed 12:02 PM897 km558 miles485 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiWed 12:02 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 12:02 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
MongoWed 12:02 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
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