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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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 14° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.48 meters/second, 1639.7 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"1018.78 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1018.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.70 miWest0° 20' 46.1"23.79 miNorth24.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' North, Longitude: 106° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 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' 01.2"967.85 miWest0° 06' 43.8"7.71 miSouth968.15 mi
24 hours11° 08' 24.7"741.93 miEast3° 01' 12.1"207.63 miSouth775.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaThu 12:02 PM40 km25 miles22 nmSouth S
NdjamenaThu 12:02 PM149 km93 miles80 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriThu 12:02 PM160 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
GarouaThu 12:02 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouThu 12:02 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroThu 12:02 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
JalingoThu 12:02 PM398 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
NgaoundéréThu 12:02 PM412 km256 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhThu 12:02 PM488 km303 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoThu 12:02 PM494 km307 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE

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