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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 55' North
Longitude: 14° 13' 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"1022.33 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 minorth1022.31 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' North
Longitude: 72° 11' 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"15.72 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"942.64 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 misouth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 22.4"751.64 mieast0° 39' 09.5"44.90 misouth754.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaMon 12:02 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
MoundouMon 12:02 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaMon 12:02 PM260 km161 miles140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhMon 12:02 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
BamendaMon 12:02 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiMon 12:02 PM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoMon 12:02 PM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderMon 12:02 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
YaoundéMon 12:02 PM734 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KadunaMon 12:02 PM747 km464 miles403 nmWest W
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