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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 30, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' North, Longitude: 10° 37' 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"963.21 miwest0° 00' 21.8"0.42 minorth963.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.9"2.32 mieast0° 08' 33.5"9.82 minorth10.09 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° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 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' 56.5"989.18 miwest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 minorth989.51 mi
24 hours12° 06' 23.6"826.93 mieast4° 27' 40.6"306.59 minorth885.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezThu 12:14 PM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderThu 12:14 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth S
MaradiThu 12:14 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahThu 12:14 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
KanoThu 12:14 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 12:14 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tripoli *Thu 1:14 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
NiameyThu 12:14 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 12:14 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Thu 1:14 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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