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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 456.02 meters/second, 1641.7 kilometres/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.3 kilometres/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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