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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 11:22:00 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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 9° 23' 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"1019.95 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.93 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 Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 90° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.43 meters/second, 1538.7 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"955.88 miWest0° 04' 52.0"5.58 miSouth956.11 mi
24 hours11° 15' 57.7"741.36 miEast2° 18' 57.7"159.26 miSouth762.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KanoWed 12:22 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZariaWed 12:22 PM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
KadunaWed 12:22 PM213 km133 miles115 nmWest W
AbujaWed 12:22 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
JalingoWed 12:22 PM289 km180 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
MakurdiWed 12:22 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderWed 12:22 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNorth N
MaradiWed 12:22 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
MaiduguriWed 12:22 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarouaWed 12:22 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE

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