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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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 16° 53' 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"1019.98 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.0"3.82 miWest0° 20' 57.0"24.00 miNorth24.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' North, Longitude: 97° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 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' 49.6"5.53 miSouth955.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 09.1"741.40 miEast2° 18' 00.9"158.18 miSouth762.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhWed 11:52 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
MoundouWed 11:52 AM244 km151 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 11:52 AM259 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
MongoWed 11:52 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNortheast NE
MarouaWed 11:52 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest W
MoussoroWed 11:52 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth N
GarouaWed 11:52 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriWed 11:52 AM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:52 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BozoumWed 11:52 AM479 km297 miles259 nmSouth S

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