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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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' North, Longitude: 6° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.46 meters/second, 1625.3 km/hour, 1009.9 miles/hour or 877.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1009.81 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1009.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.6"3.70 miwest0° 19' 18.6"22.13 misouth22.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 100° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.05 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.8"962.77 miwest0° 05' 20.9"6.13 minorth962.57 mi
24 hours12° 11' 42.1"810.35 mieast1° 42' 38.3"117.65 minorth815.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoSun 12:30 PM155 km96 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaSun 12:30 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoSun 12:30 PM253 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bobo-DioulassoSun 12:30 PM360 km223 miles194 nmSoutheast SE
KorhogoSun 12:30 PM447 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaSun 12:30 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast E
KoudougouSun 12:30 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouSun 12:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
DabakalaSun 12:30 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BouakéSun 12:30 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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