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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 12:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' North, Longitude: 0° 33' 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"1021.08 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.06 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.2"3.92 miWest0° 21' 07.2"24.19 miNorth24.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 69° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.50 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"947.07 miWest0° 02' 51.5"3.28 miSouth947.21 mi
24 hours11° 25' 17.4"745.01 miEast1° 32' 40.5"106.23 miSouth755.95 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 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoTue 12:02 PM114 km71 miles61 nmEast E
KaraTue 12:02 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatitingouTue 1:02 PM212 km132 miles115 nmEast E
Fada N'gourmaTue 12:02 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SokodéTue 12:02 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
DjougouTue 1:02 PM252 km157 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouTue 12:02 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoudougouTue 12:02 PM294 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméTue 12:02 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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