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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, May 2, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' North, Longitude: 4° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"999.88 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth999.85 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.1"1.72 miwest0° 17' 39.2"20.23 minorth20.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' South, Longitude: 90° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.11 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.5"979.90 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.21 minorth980.25 mi
24 hours12° 14' 14.0"828.30 mieast4° 08' 11.4"284.30 minorth880.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuThu 12:14 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNortheast NE
OuahigouyaThu 12:14 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaThu 12:14 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 12:14 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 12:14 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:14 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
DoriThu 12:14 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoThu 12:14 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoThu 12:14 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaThu 12:14 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
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