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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 18° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.15 meters/second, 1642.1 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"1020.34 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.2"3.86 miwest0° 20' 59.4"24.05 minorth24.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 135° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.7"958.72 miwest0° 05' 33.1"6.36 misouth958.51 mi
24 hours13° 19' 27.2"883.79 mieast1° 45' 10.1"120.55 misouth887.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhThu 11:46 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth S
MoundouThu 11:46 AM312 km194 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 11:46 AM377 km235 miles204 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaThu 11:46 AM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriThu 11:46 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
BambariThu 11:46 AM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanguiThu 11:46 AM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
BimboThu 11:46 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth S
BerbératiThu 11:46 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirThu 1:46 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
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