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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 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 19° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.02 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1020.06 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.0"3.82 miwest0° 20' 57.2"24.00 minorth24.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 100° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"955.65 miwest0° 04' 48.9"5.52 misouth955.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 12.5"741.46 mieast2° 17' 44.1"157.87 misouth762.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhWed 11:42 AM181 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouWed 11:42 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 11:42 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
BambariWed 11:42 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarouaWed 11:42 AM643 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriWed 11:42 AM664 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiWed 11:42 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth S
BimboWed 11:42 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
Al-FashirWed 1:42 PM757 km471 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
BerbératiWed 11:42 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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