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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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 37' North
Longitude: 9° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.00 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"1020.02 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.8"3.81 miwest0° 20' 56.9"24.00 minorth24.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 59' North
Longitude: 90° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.43 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.9 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' 38.8"955.95 miwest0° 04' 52.1"5.58 misouth956.19 mi
24 hours11° 15' 57.3"741.41 mieast2° 18' 59.7"159.31 misouth762.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZariaWed 12:22 PM161 km100 miles87 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanoWed 12:22 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KadunaWed 12:22 PM183 km114 miles99 nmWest W
AbujaWed 12:22 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
JalingoWed 12:22 PM313 km194 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
MakurdiWed 12:22 PM325 km202 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderWed 12:22 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth N
MaradiWed 12:22 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
MaiduguriWed 12:22 PM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarouaWed 12:22 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
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