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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' North, Longitude: 15° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.62 meters/second, 1640.2 km/hour, 1019.2 miles/hour or 885.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1019.15 miwest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 minorth1019.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.0"3.74 miwest0° 20' 48.6"23.84 minorth24.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 124° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.03 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.9"948.31 miwest0° 03' 01.0"3.46 misouth948.18 mi
24 hours13° 41' 05.7"899.03 mieast0° 40' 12.1"46.09 misouth898.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MarouaFri 11:56 AM138 km86 miles75 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaFri 11:56 AM147 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoundouFri 11:56 AM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaiduguriFri 11:56 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
GarouaFri 11:56 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroFri 11:56 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhFri 11:56 AM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoFri 11:56 AM371 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgaoundéréFri 11:56 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JalingoFri 11:56 AM511 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
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