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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: 8° 15' 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"1011.45 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 minorth1011.42 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° 35' 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"995.50 miwest0° 10' 54.4"12.49 minorth995.75 mi
24 hours12° 26' 53.0"856.00 mieast4° 28' 41.1"307.72 minorth912.25 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 PM42 km26 miles23 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaThu 12:30 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast E
SikassoThu 12:30 PM332 km207 miles179 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bobo-DioulassoThu 12:30 PM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoiduThu 12:30 PM561 km348 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NzérékoréThu 12:30 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
TambacoundaThu 12:30 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
KindiaThu 12:30 PM596 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakeniThu 12:30 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
KoudougouThu 12:30 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast E
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