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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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 10° 49' 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"981.36 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.6"0.32 mieast0° 13' 52.1"15.90 minorth15.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' North, Longitude: 73° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.23 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.3 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' 10.2"964.49 miwest0° 06' 08.0"7.03 misouth964.77 mi
24 hours11° 02' 22.5"732.55 mieast2° 46' 49.9"191.19 misouth761.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 12:12 PM371 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderWed 12:12 PM603 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiWed 12:12 PM723 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 12:12 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 12:12 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KadunaWed 12:12 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyWed 12:12 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaWed 12:12 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouWed 11:12 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tripoli *Wed 1:12 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
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