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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, April 24, 2014 at 12:40:00 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, April 24, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 10° 28' 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"1011.37 miWest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 miNorth1011.34 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.0"2.92 miWest0° 19' 36.8"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° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.06 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"995.49 miWest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 miNorth995.74 mi
24 hours12° 26' 48.4"855.90 miEast4° 28' 45.5"307.78 miNorth912.16 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 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
TambacoundaThu 12:40 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
KindiaThu 12:40 PM413 km257 miles223 nmSouthwest SW
GabúThu 12:40 PM415 km258 miles224 nmWest W
BafatáThu 12:40 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest W
BokéThu 12:40 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoiduThu 12:40 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
MakeniThu 12:40 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryThu 12:40 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
KoutialaThu 12:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast E

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