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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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 24' North, Longitude: 14° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.59 meters/second, 1665.3 km/hour, 1034.8 miles/hour or 899.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1034.83 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.4"6.08 miwest0° 22' 52.8"26.20 misouth26.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 85° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.1"946.18 miwest0° 03' 51.2"4.42 misouth946.01 mi
24 hours13° 46' 51.5"903.43 mieast0° 59' 20.3"68.03 misouth903.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BerbératiWed 11:56 AM103 km64 miles56 nmEast E
YaoundéWed 11:56 AM377 km235 miles204 nmWest W
BimboWed 11:56 AM392 km244 miles212 nmEast E
BanguiWed 11:56 AM409 km254 miles221 nmEast E
EbebiyínWed 11:56 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
ImpfondoWed 11:56 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
MoundouWed 11:56 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamendaWed 11:56 AM551 km342 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaWed 11:56 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DoualaWed 11:56 AM575 km357 miles310 nmWest W
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