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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 12:30:00 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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' North, Longitude: 8° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.59 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"1010.03 miWest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 miNorth1010.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.78 miWest0° 19' 23.8"22.22 miNorth22.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 46' South, Longitude: 53° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 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' 07.5"1001.49 miWest0° 11' 23.6"13.05 miNorth1001.62 mi
24 hours12° 17' 52.8"850.26 miEast4° 32' 45.7"312.35 miNorth905.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoFri 12:30 PM68 km42 miles37 nmSouth S
KoutialaFri 12:30 PM292 km181 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoFri 12:30 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoFri 12:30 PM466 km289 miles251 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoFri 12:30 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoiduFri 12:30 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaFri 12:30 PM606 km377 miles327 nmEast E
TambacoundaFri 12:30 PM616 km382 miles332 nmWest W
NzérékoréFri 12:30 PM616 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 12:30 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast E

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