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Day and Night World Map

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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 11, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 29' North
Longitude: 8° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.87 meters/second, 1651.9 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.7"1026.46 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth1026.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 52.0"4.41 miwest0° 21' 55.0"25.11 minorth25.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 09' North
Longitude: 3° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.56 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"974.18 miwest0° 07' 47.7"8.93 minorth973.94 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.8"772.12 mieast2° 45' 50.4"190.06 minorth790.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NzérékoréThu 12:34 PM88 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GbarngaThu 12:34 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KakataThu 12:34 PM295 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
KenemaThu 12:34 PM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 12:34 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
BoThu 12:34 PM358 km222 miles193 nmWest W
BouakéThu 12:34 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroThu 12:34 PM403 km251 miles218 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoThu 12:34 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
BamakoThu 12:34 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
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