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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 26° 37' 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"1020.08 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.06 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.1"3.82 miwest0° 20' 57.4"24.01 minorth24.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 107° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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"955.43 miwest0° 04' 46.4"5.47 misouth955.66 mi
24 hours11° 16' 24.0"741.51 mieast2° 16' 47.0"156.78 misouth762.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauWed 1:12 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-FashirWed 1:12 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-UbayyidWed 1:12 PM485 km302 miles262 nmNortheast NE
MalakalWed 1:12 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
YambioWed 1:12 PM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KostiWed 1:12 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
JubaWed 1:12 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumWed 1:12 PM847 km527 miles458 nmNortheast NE
SarhWed 11:12 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest W
BanguiWed 11:12 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouthwest SW
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