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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 0° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.99 meters/second, 1641.6 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.99 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.7"3.81 miwest0° 20' 56.6"23.99 minorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' North, Longitude: 80° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.57 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.94 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.5"956.26 miwest0° 04' 55.4"5.65 misouth956.49 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.1"741.36 mieast2° 20' 15.4"160.76 misouth763.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamaleWed 12:02 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSouth S
MangoWed 12:02 PM153 km95 miles83 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouWed 12:02 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fada N'gourmaWed 12:02 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
KoudougouWed 12:02 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorthwest NW
NatitingouWed 1:02 PM252 km156 miles136 nmEast E
KaraWed 12:02 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-southeast ESE
SokodéWed 12:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
DjougouWed 1:02 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaWed 12:02 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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