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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
OuagadougouWed 12:02 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoudougouWed 12:02 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorthwest NW
KaraWed 12:02 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-southeast ESE
SokodéWed 12:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoWed 12:02 PM376 km234 miles203 nmWest W
ParakouWed 1:02 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-southeast ESE
KumasiWed 12:02 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 1:02 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
SikassoWed 12:02 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
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