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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
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
SarhFri 11:56 AM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
JalingoFri 11:56 AM511 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerbératiFri 11:56 AM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth S
KanoFri 11:56 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest W
ZinderFri 11:56 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiFri 11:56 AM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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