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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
MangoThu 12:02 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
TamaleThu 12:02 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaThu 12:02 PM186 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
KoudougouThu 12:02 PM208 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
NatitingouThu 1:02 PM266 km165 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
KaraThu 12:02 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
SokodéThu 12:02 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
DjougouThu 1:02 PM319 km199 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaThu 12:02 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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