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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 16° 36' 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"1020.05 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.9"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° 36' 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"955.73 miwest0° 04' 49.7"5.54 misouth955.96 mi
24 hours11° 16' 08.6"741.45 mieast2° 18' 02.9"158.23 misouth762.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouWed 11:52 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 11:52 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
MarouaWed 11:52 AM249 km155 miles135 nmWest W
SarhWed 11:52 AM254 km158 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
MongoWed 11:52 AM286 km178 miles154 nmNortheast NE
MoussoroWed 11:52 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
GarouaWed 11:52 AM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriWed 11:52 AM401 km249 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
BozoumWed 11:52 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
Kaga-BandoroWed 11:52 AM490 km304 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
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