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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 Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 8° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.99 meters/second, 1623.6 km/hour, 1008.8 miles/hour or 876.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1008.67 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 minorth1008.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.0"2.63 miwest0° 19' 10.3"21.97 minorth22.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 41° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.6"1001.05 miwest0° 11' 13.3"12.85 minorth1001.05 mi
24 hours12° 15' 41.3"847.15 mieast4° 21' 15.7"299.20 minorth896.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoSat 12:30 PM104 km65 miles56 nmSouth S
KoutialaSat 12:30 PM310 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoSat 12:30 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoSat 12:30 PM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoSat 12:30 PM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TambacoundaSat 12:30 PM608 km378 miles329 nmWest W
OuahigouyaSat 12:30 PM609 km379 miles329 nmEast E
KoiduSat 12:30 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouSat 12:30 PM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
NzérékoréSat 12:30 PM651 km404 miles351 nmSouth S
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