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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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 37' North
Longitude: 11° 36' 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"1020.03 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.9"3.81 miwest0° 20' 57.0"24.00 minorth24.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 59' North
Longitude: 92° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.94 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"955.88 miwest0° 04' 51.4"5.57 misouth956.11 mi
24 hours11° 16' 01.0"741.42 mieast2° 18' 40.9"158.95 misouth762.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoWed 12:12 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth S
MaiduguriWed 12:12 PM216 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
GarouaWed 12:12 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
KanoWed 12:12 PM370 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaWed 12:12 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZariaWed 12:12 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
ZinderWed 12:12 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
KadunaWed 12:12 PM456 km284 miles246 nmWest W
MakurdiWed 12:12 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaWed 12:12 PM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
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