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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
MoundouThu 11:52 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth S
SarhThu 11:52 AM284 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
MaiduguriThu 11:52 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaThu 11:52 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
JalingoThu 11:52 AM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiThu 11:52 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
BanguiThu 11:52 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BimboThu 11:52 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderThu 11:52 AM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-northwest WNW
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