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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 = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:20:00 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 Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' North, Longitude: 5° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.60 meters/second, 1625.7 km/hour, 1010.2 miles/hour or 877.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.84 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1010.04 miWest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 miNorth1010.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.78 miWest0° 19' 23.9"22.23 miNorth22.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 48' South, Longitude: 51° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 07.3"1001.47 miWest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 miNorth1001.60 mi
24 hours12° 17' 55.0"850.29 miEast4° 32' 47.3"312.38 miNorth906.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoutialaFri 12:20 PM97 km60 miles52 nmSouth S
SikassoFri 12:20 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth S
DédougouFri 12:20 PM239 km148 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bobo-DioulassoFri 12:20 PM266 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoFri 12:20 PM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuahigouyaFri 12:20 PM336 km209 miles182 nmEast E
KoudougouFri 12:20 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoFri 12:20 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth S
OuagadougouFri 12:20 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
TimbuktuFri 12:20 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNortheast NE

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