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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
GarouaWed 12:02 PM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 12:02 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouWed 12:02 PM313 km194 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
SarhWed 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoWed 12:02 PM629 km391 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderWed 12:02 PM659 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamendaWed 12:02 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiWed 12:02 PM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KadunaWed 12:02 PM730 km454 miles394 nmWest W
AbujaWed 12:02 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
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