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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 14° 03' 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"1018.85 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.83 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° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.77 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"16.14 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.2"967.93 miwest0° 06' 43.9"7.72 misouth968.23 mi
24 hours11° 08' 24.3"741.98 mieast3° 01' 14.0"207.68 misouth775.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaiduguriThu 12:02 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaThu 12:02 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNortheast NE
GarouaThu 12:02 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouThu 12:02 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
JalingoThu 12:02 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
SarhThu 12:02 PM516 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoThu 12:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderThu 12:02 PM634 km394 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamendaThu 12:02 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaThu 12:02 PM725 km451 miles391 nmWest W
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