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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 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 15° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.14 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"1020.33 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.2"3.86 miwest0° 20' 59.2"24.04 minorth24.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 137° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.63 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 15.1"958.63 miwest0° 05' 32.1"6.34 misouth958.43 mi
24 hours13° 19' 38.5"883.93 mieast1° 44' 45.1"120.07 misouth887.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaThu 11:56 AM141 km88 miles76 nmWest W
NdjamenaThu 11:56 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoundouThu 11:56 AM223 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarouaThu 11:56 AM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriThu 11:56 AM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarhThu 11:56 AM340 km211 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 11:56 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MongoThu 11:56 AM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgaoundéréThu 11:56 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BozoumThu 11:56 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth S
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