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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 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 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 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' North, Longitude: 10° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.73 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"963.14 miWest0° 00' 21.8"0.42 miNorth963.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.9"2.32 miEast0° 08' 33.5"9.81 miNorth10.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 93° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.49 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.4"989.10 miWest0° 10' 49.9"12.41 miNorth989.43 mi
24 hours12° 06' 25.4"826.90 miEast4° 27' 40.0"306.56 miNorth885.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 12:14 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezThu 12:14 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sabha *Thu 1:14 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZinderThu 12:14 PM910 km566 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 12:14 PM962 km598 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiThu 12:14 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 12:14 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 12:14 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tripoli *Thu 1:14 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth N
NiameyThu 12:14 PM1308 km813 miles707 nmSouthwest SW

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