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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 59' North
Longitude: 0° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.46 meters/second, 1639.7 km/hour, 1018.8 miles/hour or 885.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1018.80 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.70 miwest0° 20' 45.5"23.78 minorth24.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 35' North
Longitude: 91° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.01 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.9"968.48 miwest0° 06' 48.3"7.80 misouth968.77 mi
24 hours11° 08' 10.1"742.13 mieast3° 02' 54.1"209.58 misouth776.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuagadougouThu 12:02 PM166 km103 miles89 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TamaleThu 12:02 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 12:02 PM208 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
KaraThu 12:02 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
SokodéThu 12:02 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:02 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest W
ParakouThu 1:02 PM432 km269 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyThu 1:02 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNortheast NE
KumasiThu 12:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
KoutialaThu 12:02 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
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