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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 19° 23' 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"1019.99 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.0"3.82 miWest0° 20' 57.2"24.00 miNorth24.30 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 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' 38.1"955.58 miWest0° 04' 48.8"5.52 miSouth955.81 mi
24 hours11° 16' 13.0"741.41 miEast2° 17' 41.9"157.82 miSouth762.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongoWed 11:42 AM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhWed 11:42 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
BiraoWed 11:42 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast E
AbéchéWed 11:42 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:42 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
MoundouWed 11:42 AM429 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroWed 11:42 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaWed 11:42 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
BriaWed 11:42 AM534 km332 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MarouaWed 11:42 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest W

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