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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
ZinderWed 12:02 PM734 km456 miles396 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 12:02 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 12:02 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 12:02 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaWed 12:02 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyWed 12:02 PM1340 km833 miles723 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tripoli *Wed 1:02 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth N
YaoundéWed 12:02 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth S
BanguiWed 12:02 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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