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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 = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:36:00 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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' North, Longitude: 21° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.33 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1027.43 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miNorth1027.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.8"4.51 miWest0° 22' 04.2"25.28 miNorth25.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' North, Longitude: 20° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.0"988.47 miWest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 miNorth988.28 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.2"774.40 miEast3° 30' 34.2"241.24 miNorth806.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BriaWed 11:36 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:36 AM265 km165 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
BambariWed 11:36 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BiraoWed 11:36 AM292 km181 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhWed 11:36 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiWed 11:36 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
BimboWed 11:36 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
MongoWed 11:36 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BozoumWed 11:36 AM580 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouWed 11:36 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest W

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