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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 = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:12:00 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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 3° 07' 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"1019.91 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.6"3.81 miWest0° 20' 56.5"23.99 miNorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' North, Longitude: 78° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 meters/second, 1539.3 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 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' 39.6"956.26 miWest0° 04' 56.3"5.66 miSouth956.49 mi
24 hours11° 15' 38.8"741.30 miEast2° 20' 32.0"161.07 miSouth763.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Bobo-DioulassoWed 12:12 PM141 km88 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
KoudougouWed 12:12 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DédougouWed 12:12 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
OuagadougouWed 12:12 PM258 km161 miles140 nmNortheast NE
TamaleWed 12:12 PM284 km177 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoWed 12:12 PM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
DabakalaWed 12:12 PM290 km180 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KorhogoWed 12:12 PM305 km189 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaWed 12:12 PM321 km200 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
OuahigouyaWed 12:12 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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