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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 27' North
Longitude: 21° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.84 meters/second, 1662.6 km/hour, 1033.1 miles/hour or 897.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.14 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 minorth1033.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.6"5.00 miwest0° 22' 53.7"26.22 minorth26.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' South
Longitude: 63° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.1"950.45 miwest0° 05' 57.5"6.83 minorth950.74 mi
24 hours13° 16' 31.0"874.10 mieast2° 50' 58.8"195.97 minorth902.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BambariWed 11:36 AM101 km63 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiWed 11:36 AM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-southwest WSW
BimboWed 11:36 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 11:36 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
ImpfondoWed 11:36 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiWed 11:36 AM651 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
KisanganiWed 12:36 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
MoundouWed 11:36 AM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
WauWed 1:36 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdjamenaWed 11:36 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorthwest NW
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