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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 12:40:00 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 Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' North, Longitude: 10° 30' 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"1010.02 miWest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 miNorth1009.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.78 miWest0° 19' 23.6"22.22 miNorth22.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' South, Longitude: 56° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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' 07.7"1001.51 miWest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 miNorth1001.64 mi
24 hours12° 17' 50.6"850.23 miEast4° 32' 44.0"312.32 miNorth905.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoFri 12:40 PM281 km174 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
TambacoundaFri 12:40 PM347 km216 miles187 nmWest W
GabúFri 12:40 PM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
KindiaFri 12:40 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
BafatáFri 12:40 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
BokéFri 12:40 PM486 km302 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakeniFri 12:40 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoiduFri 12:40 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
ConakryFri 12:40 PM543 km337 miles293 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniFri 12:40 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest W

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