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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 10° 45' 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' 06.6"1011.44 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 minorth1011.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.0"2.92 miwest0° 19' 36.7"22.47 minorth22.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' South, Longitude: 68° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.07 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 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' 36.6"995.56 miwest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 minorth995.81 mi
24 hours12° 26' 47.9"855.95 mieast4° 28' 46.1"307.81 minorth912.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoThu 12:40 PM300 km186 miles162 nmEast E
TambacoundaThu 12:40 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
GabúThu 12:40 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest W
KindiaThu 12:40 PM395 km245 miles213 nmSouthwest SW
BafatáThu 12:40 PM434 km269 miles234 nmWest W
BokéThu 12:40 PM445 km277 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakeniThu 12:40 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoiduThu 12:40 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
ConakryThu 12:40 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniThu 12:40 PM531 km330 miles286 nmWest W
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