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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 14° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.01 meters/second, 1641.6 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"1020.04 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.02 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' North, Longitude: 95° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.36 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 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' 38.4"955.80 miwest0° 04' 50.6"5.55 misouth956.04 mi
24 hours11° 16' 04.9"741.44 mieast2° 18' 21.9"158.59 misouth762.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaWed 12:02 PM24 km15 miles13 nmEast E
GarouaWed 12:02 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriWed 12:02 PM170 km106 miles92 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaWed 12:02 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouWed 12:02 PM313 km194 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
JalingoWed 12:02 PM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW
NgaoundéréWed 12:02 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth S
MoussoroWed 12:02 PM423 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
SarhWed 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoWed 12:02 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
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