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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 12:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 8° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.45 meters/second, 1639.6 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"1018.78 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.70 miwest0° 20' 45.4"23.78 minorth24.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' North, Longitude: 84° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.4"968.75 miwest0° 06' 50.5"7.84 misouth969.05 mi
24 hours11° 08' 03.2"742.20 mieast3° 03' 43.8"210.53 misouth776.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoThu 12:32 PM190 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SikassoThu 12:32 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast E
KoutialaThu 12:32 PM360 km224 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
NzérékoréThu 12:32 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
KoiduThu 12:32 PM379 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:32 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E
GbarngaThu 12:32 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KenemaThu 12:32 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
MakeniThu 12:32 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-southwest WSW
BoThu 12:32 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
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