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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 35' North
Longitude: 8° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.99 meters/second, 1623.5 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"1008.74 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 minorth1008.71 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 47' North
Longitude: 41° 50' 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"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.6"1001.12 miwest0° 11' 13.2"12.85 minorth1001.12 mi
24 hours12° 15' 41.4"847.20 mieast4° 21' 14.7"299.21 minorth896.25 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 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSat 12:30 PM337 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
SikassoSat 12:30 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoSat 12:30 PM514 km319 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
TambacoundaSat 12:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
KoiduSat 12:30 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KindiaSat 12:30 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
TidjikjaSat 12:30 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NzérékoréSat 12:30 PM648 km402 miles350 nmSouth S
GabúSat 12:30 PM656 km408 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
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