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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 Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 19' North, Longitude: 14° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.94 meters/second, 1637.8 km/hour, 1017.7 miles/hour or 884.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.96 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1017.57 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1017.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.2"3.59 miwest0° 20' 34.8"23.58 minorth23.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' North, Longitude: 117° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.66 meters/second, 1579.2 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.3"981.09 miwest0° 08' 23.8"9.62 misouth981.40 mi
24 hours11° 05' 26.8"748.52 mieast3° 38' 13.8"249.99 misouth793.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaFri 12:02 PM79 km49 miles43 nmSouth S
NdjamenaFri 12:02 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNortheast NE
MaiduguriFri 12:02 PM135 km84 miles73 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaFri 12:02 PM242 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroFri 12:02 PM353 km219 miles190 nmNortheast NE
MoundouFri 12:02 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JalingoFri 12:02 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
NgaoundéréFri 12:02 PM449 km279 miles242 nmSouth S
MongoFri 12:02 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
SarhFri 12:02 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
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