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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, April 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' North, Longitude: 11° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.52 meters/second, 1661.5 km/hour, 1032.4 miles/hour or 897.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.44 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1032.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.7"4.95 miwest0° 22' 47.5"26.11 minorth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 56' South, Longitude: 59° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.14 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.4"966.56 miwest0° 08' 20.2"9.55 minorth966.91 mi
24 hours12° 40' 08.7"846.86 mieast3° 40' 39.7"252.84 minorth890.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamendaThu 12:14 PM200 km125 miles108 nmWest W
YaoundéThu 12:14 PM226 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoualaThu 12:14 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
JalingoThu 12:14 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
GarouaThu 12:14 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EbebiyínThu 12:14 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
MalaboThu 12:14 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakurdiThu 12:14 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
UyoThu 12:14 PM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiThu 12:14 PM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-southeast ESE
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