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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° 27' 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"1021.13 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.11 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: 84° 01' 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"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"946.78 miwest0° 02' 46.0"3.17 misouth946.92 mi
24 hours11° 25' 41.5"745.23 mieast1° 30' 36.0"103.86 misouth755.78 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 PM39 km24 miles21 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarouaTue 12:02 PM157 km97 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaTue 12:02 PM215 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriTue 12:02 PM223 km139 miles121 nmNorthwest NW
MoundouTue 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
NgaoundéréTue 12:02 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoTue 12:02 PM371 km231 miles200 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroTue 12:02 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhTue 12:02 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
BozoumTue 12:02 PM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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