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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 11° 50' 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"1018.77 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1018.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.1"3.70 miWest0° 20' 46.0"23.79 miNorth24.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' North, Longitude: 104° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.80 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.3 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' 01.3"967.94 miWest0° 06' 44.5"7.73 miSouth968.24 mi
24 hours11° 08' 22.2"741.95 miEast3° 01' 28.9"207.95 miSouth775.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaiduguriThu 12:12 PM173 km108 miles93 nmNortheast NE
JalingoThu 12:12 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaThu 12:12 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
MarouaThu 12:12 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast E
NdjamenaThu 12:12 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE
KanoThu 12:12 PM377 km235 miles204 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderThu 12:12 PM440 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
NgaoundéréThu 12:12 PM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZariaThu 12:12 PM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
KadunaThu 12:12 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest W

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