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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 = Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:52:00 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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 16° 50' 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"1018.79 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1018.77 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: 109° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.72 meters/second, 1557.8 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.1 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"967.76 miWest0° 06' 43.0"7.70 miSouth968.06 mi
24 hours11° 08' 27.0"741.91 miEast3° 00' 55.5"207.31 miSouth775.25 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 AM231 km144 miles125 nmWest-northwest WNW
MongoThu 11:52 AM244 km151 miles132 nmNortheast NE
SarhThu 11:52 AM264 km164 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
MarouaThu 11:52 AM277 km172 miles149 nmWest W
MoundouThu 11:52 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroThu 11:52 AM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth N
MaiduguriThu 11:52 AM413 km256 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaThu 11:52 AM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kaga-BandoroThu 11:52 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BozoumThu 11:52 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S

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