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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 = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:46:00 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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 18° 24' 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"1020.27 miWest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 miNorth1020.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.2"3.86 miWest0° 20' 59.4"24.04 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° 30' South, Longitude: 135° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.68 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"958.66 miWest0° 05' 33.2"6.36 miSouth958.46 mi
24 hours13° 19' 25.9"883.72 miEast1° 45' 12.9"120.59 miSouth887.80 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 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth S
MongoThu 11:46 AM186 km116 miles101 nmNorth N
MoundouThu 11:46 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouthwest SW
Kaga-BandoroThu 11:46 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroThu 11:46 AM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaThu 11:46 AM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
MarouaThu 11:46 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest W
AbéchéThu 11:46 AM451 km280 miles244 nmNortheast NE
BiraoThu 11:46 AM481 km299 miles260 nmEast E
BozoumThu 11:46 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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