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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
SarhWed 11:52 AM254 km158 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
GarouaWed 11:52 AM381 km237 miles206 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriWed 11:52 AM401 km249 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
JalingoWed 11:52 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiWed 11:52 AM709 km440 miles383 nmSouth S
BanguiWed 11:52 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BimboWed 11:52 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamendaWed 11:52 AM878 km546 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
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