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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 = Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:56:00 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 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 15° 57' 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"1021.42 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.1"3.98 miWest0° 21' 09.6"24.24 miNorth24.56 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° 16' 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' 39.5"972.27 miWest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 miSouth972.05 mi
24 hours12° 48' 40.0"860.38 miEast2° 39' 13.3"182.46 miSouth874.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouWed 11:56 AM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth S
MarouaWed 11:56 AM184 km115 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhWed 11:56 AM290 km180 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
GarouaWed 11:56 AM297 km185 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriWed 11:56 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
MongoWed 11:56 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNortheast NE
MoussoroWed 11:56 AM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
NgaoundéréWed 11:56 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
BozoumWed 11:56 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S

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