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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 14° 10' 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"1021.20 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.5"3.92 miwest0° 21' 07.7"24.20 minorth24.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 83° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.38 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.79 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"946.85 miwest0° 02' 46.2"3.18 misouth947.00 mi
24 hours11° 25' 41.1"745.28 mieast1° 30' 38.4"103.91 misouth755.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaTue 12:02 PM41 km26 miles22 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarouaTue 12:02 PM136 km84 miles73 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriTue 12:02 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaTue 12:02 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouTue 12:02 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
NgaoundéréTue 12:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
JalingoTue 12:02 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroTue 12:02 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhTue 12:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
BozoumTue 12:02 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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