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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° 07' 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 minorth1020.30 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: 140° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 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"958.55 miwest0° 05' 31.1"6.33 misouth958.34 mi
24 hours13° 19' 49.8"884.07 mieast1° 44' 20.0"119.59 misouth888.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaThu 12:06 PM140 km87 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaiduguriThu 12:06 PM144 km89 miles78 nmNorth N
JalingoThu 12:06 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 12:06 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNortheast NE
MoundouThu 12:06 PM390 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
KanoThu 12:06 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderThu 12:06 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
MakurdiThu 12:06 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZariaThu 12:06 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
SarhThu 12:06 PM598 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
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