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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

UTC time = Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 35' 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"981.30 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miNorth981.27 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° 28' North, Longitude: 76° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 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"964.32 miWest0° 06' 07.2"7.02 miSouth964.60 mi
24 hours11° 02' 27.6"732.53 miEast2° 46' 31.4"190.82 miSouth761.74 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 12:02 PM593 km369 miles320 nmEast E
AgadezWed 12:02 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitWed 12:02 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest W
MoussoroWed 12:02 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderWed 12:02 PM753 km468 miles406 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 12:02 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaWed 12:02 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiWed 12:02 PM920 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
MongoWed 12:02 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSoutheast SE
KanoWed 12:02 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW

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