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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

UTC time = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:12:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 11° 53' 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"1019.96 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.94 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 Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 93° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.39 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"15.93 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"955.80 miWest0° 04' 51.2"5.56 miSouth956.04 mi
24 hours11° 16' 01.6"741.37 miEast2° 18' 38.7"158.90 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
MaiduguriWed 12:12 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNortheast NE
JalingoWed 12:12 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaWed 12:12 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
MarouaWed 12:12 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast E
NdjamenaWed 12:12 PM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
KanoWed 12:12 PM397 km246 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
NgaoundéréWed 12:12 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZariaWed 12:12 PM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
ZinderWed 12:12 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
KadunaWed 12:12 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest W

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