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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
MongoWed 11:42 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhWed 11:42 AM181 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:42 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth S
AbéchéWed 11:42 AM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouWed 11:42 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
BiraoWed 11:42 AM404 km251 miles218 nmEast E
MoussoroWed 11:42 AM440 km273 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaWed 11:42 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
MarouaWed 11:42 AM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W
BriaWed 11:42 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
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