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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' North
Longitude: 11° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.52 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"1021.19 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.5"3.92 miwest0° 21' 07.6"24.20 minorth24.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 30' North
Longitude: 81° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 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"946.90 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.19 misouth947.04 mi
24 hours11° 25' 37.0"745.24 mieast1° 30' 59.2"104.31 misouth755.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoTue 12:12 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaTue 12:12 PM218 km136 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaiduguriTue 12:12 PM237 km148 miles128 nmNortheast NE
KanoTue 12:12 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaTue 12:12 PM422 km263 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZariaTue 12:12 PM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakurdiTue 12:12 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaTue 12:12 PM464 km288 miles250 nmWest W
ZinderTue 12:12 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
BamendaTue 12:12 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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