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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 29° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.51 meters/second, 1639.8 km/hour, 1018.9 miles/hour or 885.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1018.90 miwest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 minorth1018.88 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.71 miwest0° 20' 46.6"23.80 minorth24.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 120° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.53 meters/second, 1557.1 km/hour, 967.5 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.4"967.39 miwest0° 06' 39.4"7.63 misouth967.68 mi
24 hours11° 08' 39.0"741.85 mieast2° 59' 33.5"205.76 misouth774.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-UbayyidThu 1:02 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalakalThu 1:02 PM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauThu 1:02 PM379 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiThu 1:02 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
Al-FashirThu 1:02 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
KhartoumThu 1:02 PM638 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
YambioThu 1:02 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
JubaThu 1:02 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bahir DarThu 1:02 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast E
KassalaThu 1:02 PM939 km583 miles507 nmEast-northeast ENE
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