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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 16° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.49 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"1018.86 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.70 miwest0° 20' 46.2"23.79 minorth24.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 43' North, Longitude: 108° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.73 meters/second, 1557.8 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 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' 06.6"0.13 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.1"967.84 miwest0° 06' 43.1"7.70 misouth968.14 mi
24 hours11° 08' 26.8"741.96 mieast3° 00' 57.4"207.36 misouth775.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaThu 11:52 AM207 km128 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
MarouaThu 11:52 AM246 km153 miles133 nmWest W
MongoThu 11:52 AM270 km167 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoundouThu 11:52 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth S
SarhThu 11:52 AM284 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroThu 11:52 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth N
MaiduguriThu 11:52 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaThu 11:52 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
BozoumThu 11:52 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
NgaoundéréThu 11:52 AM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
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