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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' North
Longitude: 16° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.53 meters/second, 1643.5 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.21 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.5"3.93 miwest0° 21' 07.7"24.20 minorth24.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 31' North
Longitude: 86° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.36 meters/second, 1524.1 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.3"946.81 miwest0° 02' 45.3"3.16 misouth946.95 mi
24 hours11° 25' 45.1"745.32 mieast1° 30' 17.7"103.51 misouth755.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouTue 11:52 AM199 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhTue 11:52 AM226 km140 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaTue 11:52 AM270 km167 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
GarouaTue 11:52 AM374 km232 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
BambariTue 11:52 AM666 km414 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
BerbératiTue 11:52 AM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth S
BanguiTue 11:52 AM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BimboTue 11:52 AM692 km430 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamendaTue 11:52 AM862 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
YaoundéTue 11:52 AM909 km565 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
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