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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 17' North
Longitude: 0° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.51 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1021.15 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.2"3.92 miwest0° 21' 07.2"24.20 minorth24.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 28' North
Longitude: 69° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.51 meters/second, 1524.6 km/hour, 947.4 miles/hour or 823.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.79 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"947.14 miwest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 misouth947.29 mi
24 hours11° 25' 16.9"745.06 mieast1° 32' 42.8"106.29 misouth756.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamaleTue 12:02 PM97 km60 miles52 nmSouth S
KaraTue 12:02 PM237 km147 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouTue 12:02 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SokodéTue 12:02 PM260 km162 miles141 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoudougouTue 12:02 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNorthwest NW
Bobo-DioulassoTue 12:02 PM390 km243 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParakouTue 1:02 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-southeast ESE
KumasiTue 12:02 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyTue 1:02 PM481 km299 miles259 nmNortheast NE
LomeTue 12:02 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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