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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 = Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 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 Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 55' North, Longitude: 14° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.03 meters/second, 1645.3 km/hour, 1022.3 miles/hour or 888.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.9"1022.26 miWest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 miNorth1022.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.8"4.03 miWest0° 21' 17.9"24.40 miNorth24.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 72° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"942.57 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miSouth942.60 mi
24 hours11° 34' 22.8"751.59 miEast0° 39' 07.0"44.85 miSouth754.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaMon 12:02 PM79 km49 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarouaMon 12:02 PM139 km86 miles75 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouMon 12:02 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaMon 12:02 PM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriMon 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
NgaoundéréMon 12:02 PM305 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoMon 12:02 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhMon 12:02 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast E
BozoumMon 12:02 PM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroMon 12:02 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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