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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

UTC time = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 7° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.50 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"989.72 miWest0° 00' 39.5"0.76 miNorth989.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.3"0.59 miWest0° 15' 42.8"18.01 miNorth18.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 13° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.42 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.7"964.81 miWest0° 06' 25.7"7.37 miNorth964.58 mi
24 hours11° 32' 10.3"766.48 miEast2° 11' 32.2"150.76 miNorth776.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 12:28 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
TimbuktuThu 12:28 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
BamakoThu 12:28 PM535 km333 miles289 nmSouth S
KoutialaThu 12:28 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoThu 12:28 PM723 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaThu 12:28 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
TambacoundaThu 12:28 PM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:28 PM798 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouThu 12:28 PM830 km515 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 12:28 PM849 km528 miles459 nmWest W

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