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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 = Thursday, May 16, 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 Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 13° 36' 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"979.93 miWest0° 00' 34.2"0.65 miNorth979.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.6"0.46 miEast0° 13' 32.7"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° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.05 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 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 37.1"977.48 miWest0° 07' 46.9"8.92 miSouth977.79 mi
24 hours10° 53' 58.1"732.60 miEast3° 23' 24.7"233.04 miSouth773.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauThu 12:02 PM598 km371 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezThu 12:02 PM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 12:02 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest W
MoussoroThu 12:02 PM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderThu 12:02 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 12:02 PM799 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaThu 12:02 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiThu 12:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
MongoThu 12:02 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSoutheast SE
KanoThu 12:02 PM964 km599 miles521 nmSouthwest SW

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