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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 31' North
Longitude: 30° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.16 meters/second, 1642.2 km/hour, 1020.4 miles/hour or 886.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.38 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.4"3.86 miwest0° 20' 59.8"24.05 minorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 26' South
Longitude: 123° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.87 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.4"959.16 miwest0° 05' 37.8"6.45 misouth958.95 mi
24 hours13° 18' 30.3"883.10 mieast1° 47' 15.0"122.93 misouth887.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalThu 12:56 PM158 km98 miles86 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidThu 12:56 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth N
KostiThu 12:56 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
WauThu 12:56 PM425 km264 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 12:56 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JubaThu 12:56 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth S
Al-FashirThu 12:56 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
YambioThu 12:56 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TeseneyThu 12:56 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNortheast NE
KassalaThu 12:56 PM831 km517 miles449 nmNortheast NE
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