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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' North
Longitude: 3° 24' 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"1019.98 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.96 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 54' North
Longitude: 78° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 meters/second, 1539.4 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"956.33 miwest0° 04' 56.3"5.66 misouth956.57 mi
24 hours11° 15' 38.5"741.35 mieast2° 20' 34.2"161.12 misouth763.21 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 PM115 km71 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
KoudougouWed 12:12 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SikassoWed 12:12 PM260 km162 miles140 nmWest-northwest WNW
OuagadougouWed 12:12 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNortheast NE
KoutialaWed 12:12 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
TamaleWed 12:12 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
BouakéWed 12:12 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoWed 12:12 PM425 km264 miles229 nmEast E
YamoussoukroWed 12:12 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumasiWed 12:12 PM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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