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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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 31' North
Longitude: 4° 32' 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"999.95 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth999.92 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 54' South
Longitude: 90° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 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 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.5"979.98 miwest0° 09' 47.0"11.21 minorth980.33 mi
24 hours12° 14' 12.3"828.34 mieast4° 08' 12.6"284.34 minorth881.03 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 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
KoutialaThu 12:14 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 12:14 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 12:14 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:14 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
SikassoThu 12:14 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoThu 12:14 PM490 km304 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyThu 1:14 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
TamaleThu 12:14 PM786 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoThu 12:14 PM788 km490 miles426 nmSoutheast SE
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