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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 24, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 7° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.19 meters/second, 1627.9 km/hour, 1011.5 miles/hour or 879.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1011.38 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 minorth1011.35 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.1"2.92 miwest0° 19' 36.8"22.47 minorth22.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 66° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.04 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 36.4"995.42 miwest0° 10' 54.4"12.49 minorth995.67 mi
24 hours12° 26' 53.6"855.95 mieast4° 28' 40.7"307.69 minorth912.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoThu 12:30 PM32 km20 miles18 nmSouth S
KoutialaThu 12:30 PM278 km173 miles150 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoThu 12:30 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:30 PM445 km276 miles240 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoThu 12:30 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoiduThu 12:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
NzérékoréThu 12:30 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaThu 12:30 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
ManThu 12:30 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 12:30 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast E
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