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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:28:00.

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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: Subsolar Point

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 7° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 440.00 meters/second, 1584.0 kilometres/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"983.97 miWest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 miNorth983.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miEast0° 14' 29.1"16.61 miNorth16.61 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 09' North, Longitude: 26° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 416.08 meters/second, 1497.9 kilometres/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.51 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.7"930.34 miWest0° 06' 44.4"7.73 miNorth930.00 mi
24 hours11° 44' 20.9"752.21 miEast2° 13' 15.1"152.83 miNorth761.57 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 12:28 pm41 km25 miles22 nmNortheast NE
AgadezThu 12:28 pm194 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TamanrassetThu 12:28 pm502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaradiThu 12:28 pm554 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
ZinderThu 12:28 pm558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoThu 12:28 pm634 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 12:28 pm737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyThu 12:28 pm767 km477 miles414 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaThu 12:28 pm884 km549 miles477 nmSouth S
KandiThu 12:28 pm930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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