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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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' North, Longitude: 29° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.55 meters/second, 1643.6 km/hour, 1021.3 miles/hour or 887.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.18 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.7"3.93 miwest0° 21' 08.1"24.21 minorth24.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 98° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"946.51 miwest0° 02' 40.8"3.07 misouth946.64 mi
24 hours11° 26' 05.5"745.46 mieast1° 28' 31.3"101.48 misouth755.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalTue 1:02 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauTue 1:02 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidTue 1:02 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KostiTue 1:02 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Al-FashirTue 1:02 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
OboTue 11:02 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YambioTue 1:02 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
JubaTue 1:02 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumTue 1:02 PM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JimmaTue 1:02 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
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