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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 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' North
Longitude: 1° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.99 meters/second, 1641.6 km/hour, 1020.0 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"1020.00 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.7"3.81 miwest0° 20' 56.7"23.99 minorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 56' North
Longitude: 83° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.53 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 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' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.4"956.18 miwest0° 04' 54.6"5.63 misouth956.42 mi
24 hours11° 15' 46.0"741.37 mieast2° 19' 56.5"160.40 misouth763.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatitingouWed 12:52 PM44 km27 miles24 nmSouthwest SW
DjougouWed 12:52 PM103 km64 miles56 nmSouth S
MangoWed 11:52 AM127 km79 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
KaraWed 11:52 AM128 km80 miles69 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiWed 12:52 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParakouWed 12:52 PM182 km113 miles98 nmSoutheast SE
SokodéWed 11:52 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamaleWed 11:52 AM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
SavéWed 12:52 PM303 km188 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyWed 12:52 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
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