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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 Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
MarouaMon 12:02 PM77 km48 miles42 nmNorth N
GarouaMon 12:02 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriMon 12:02 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoundouMon 12:02 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaMon 12:02 PM260 km161 miles140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NgaoundéréMon 12:02 PM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoMon 12:02 PM334 km208 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
BozoumMon 12:02 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SarhMon 12:02 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
MoussoroMon 12:02 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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