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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 40' North
Longitude: 6° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.86 meters/second, 1623.1 km/hour, 1008.6 miles/hour or 876.4 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 misouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.46 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1008.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.3"3.56 miwest0° 19' 05.9"21.88 misouth22.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 35' North
Longitude: 112° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.51 meters/second, 1567.8 km/hour, 974.2 miles/hour or 846.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.7"974.10 miwest0° 07' 28.1"8.56 minorth973.89 mi
24 hours12° 17' 46.0"826.89 mieast2° 35' 14.4"177.90 minorth841.13 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 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
KoutialaSat 12:30 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoSat 12:30 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bobo-DioulassoSat 12:30 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouSat 12:30 PM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouSat 12:30 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
BouakéSat 12:30 PM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NzérékoréSat 12:30 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoiduSat 12:30 PM725 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaSat 12:30 PM753 km468 miles407 nmWest W
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