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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 Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 6° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.61 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.13 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.9"967.35 miwest0° 00' 25.6"0.49 minorth967.33 mi
24 hours0° 01' 42.4"1.84 mieast0° 10' 03.0"11.52 minorth11.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 153° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.36 meters/second, 1502.5 km/hour, 933.6 miles/hour or 811.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.8"933.32 miwest0° 01' 05.8"1.26 minorth933.37 mi
24 hours14° 59' 13.4"973.43 mieast1° 07' 18.4"77.16 minorth979.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetSun 12:32 PM192 km119 miles104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitSun 12:32 PM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSun 12:32 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahSun 12:32 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaradiSun 12:32 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
ZinderSun 12:32 PM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySun 12:32 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:32 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSun 11:32 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSun 12:32 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmSouth S
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