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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 11:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 13° 24' 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"1020.26 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.1"3.86 miwest0° 20' 59.2"24.04 minorth24.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 32' South, Longitude: 139° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.60 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 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' 14.6"958.49 miwest0° 05' 31.3"6.33 misouth958.28 mi
24 hours13° 19' 48.6"883.99 mieast1° 44' 22.8"119.64 misouth887.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaThu 12:06 PM102 km63 miles55 nmEast E
GarouaThu 12:06 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSouth S
MaiduguriThu 12:06 PM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth N
NdjamenaThu 12:06 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNortheast NE
JalingoThu 12:06 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
NgaoundéréThu 12:06 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
MoundouThu 12:06 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroThu 12:06 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
KanoThu 12:06 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarhThu 12:06 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-southeast ESE
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