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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, April 16, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 15° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.65 meters/second, 1644.0 km/hour, 1021.5 miles/hour or 887.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.49 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.1"3.98 miwest0° 21' 09.6"24.24 minorth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 150° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.74 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.4"972.33 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 misouth972.11 mi
24 hours12° 48' 41.5"860.46 mieast2° 39' 11.1"182.43 misouth874.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaWed 11:56 AM155 km96 miles84 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoundouWed 11:56 AM183 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarouaWed 11:56 AM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 11:56 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaiduguriWed 11:56 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
NgaoundéréWed 11:56 AM392 km243 miles212 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroWed 11:56 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MongoWed 11:56 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
BozoumWed 11:56 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth S
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