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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 45' North
Longitude: 8° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.92 meters/second, 1590.9 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"988.35 miwest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 minorth988.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.8"0.44 miwest0° 15' 24.9"17.67 minorth17.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 22' North
Longitude: 2° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.15 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"953.07 miwest0° 04' 24.5"5.06 minorth952.88 mi
24 hours11° 39' 09.1"765.12 mieast1° 20' 52.0"92.71 minorth767.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoFri 12:28 PM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
KoutialaFri 12:28 PM660 km410 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoFri 12:28 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoFri 12:28 PM823 km511 miles444 nmWest W
NouakchottFri 12:28 PM827 km514 miles447 nmWest W
Bobo-DioulassoFri 12:28 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouFri 12:28 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaFri 12:28 PM882 km548 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
GabúFri 12:28 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniFri 12:28 PM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
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