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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 1° 53' 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"1019.93 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.91 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 Latitude: 17° 56' North, Longitude: 83° 20' 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' 39.3"956.10 miWest0° 04' 54.5"5.63 miSouth956.34 mi
24 hours11° 15' 46.3"741.32 miEast2° 19' 54.4"160.35 miSouth763.01 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 PM66 km41 miles36 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjougouWed 12:52 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiWed 12:52 PM127 km79 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
KaraWed 11:52 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoWed 11:52 AM157 km98 miles85 nmWest W
ParakouWed 12:52 PM165 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokodéWed 11:52 AM199 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaWed 11:52 AM231 km143 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
SavéWed 12:52 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyWed 12:52 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth N

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