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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 Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 13° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.1"980.00 miwest0° 00' 34.2"0.65 minorth979.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.6"0.46 mieast0° 13' 32.6"15.53 minorth15.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' North, Longitude: 87° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.06 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.29 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 32' 37.2"977.56 miwest0° 07' 46.9"8.92 misouth977.86 mi
24 hours10° 53' 57.9"732.66 mieast3° 23' 26.2"233.08 misouth773.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezThu 12:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 12:02 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest W
Faya-LargeauThu 12:02 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 12:02 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderThu 12:02 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 12:02 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaThu 12:02 PM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiThu 12:02 PM915 km569 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 12:02 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 12:02 PM965 km600 miles521 nmSoutheast SE
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