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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:12:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 11° 57' 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"1021.12 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.10 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 Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 81° 36' 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"946.83 miWest0° 02' 47.0"3.19 miSouth946.97 mi
24 hours11° 25' 37.5"745.20 miEast1° 30' 56.9"104.26 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
JalingoTue 12:12 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaTue 12:12 PM192 km119 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
MaiduguriTue 12:12 PM218 km135 miles118 nmNortheast NE
MarouaTue 12:12 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast E
NgaoundéréTue 12:12 PM373 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaTue 12:12 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
KanoTue 12:12 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakurdiTue 12:12 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaTue 12:12 PM472 km294 miles255 nmWest W
MoundouTue 12:12 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE

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