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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 = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:02:00 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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 29° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.03 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1020.02 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1020.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.2"3.82 miWest0° 20' 57.4"24.01 miNorth24.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 109° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.93 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"955.28 miWest0° 04' 45.5"5.45 miSouth955.51 mi
24 hours11° 16' 28.2"741.47 miEast2° 16' 26.0"156.37 miSouth762.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalWed 1:02 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-UbayyidWed 1:02 PM299 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WauWed 1:02 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiWed 1:02 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE
Al-FashirWed 1:02 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
KhartoumWed 1:02 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OboWed 11:02 AM659 km409 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YambioWed 1:02 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
JubaWed 1:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JimmaWed 1:02 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE

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