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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 = Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:30:00 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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' North, Longitude: 6° 29' 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"1009.74 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miSouth1009.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.6"3.70 miWest0° 19' 18.6"22.12 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° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 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"962.71 miWest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 miNorth962.51 mi
24 hours12° 11' 42.5"810.30 miEast1° 42' 41.0"117.69 miNorth815.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoutialaSun 12:30 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSun 12:30 PM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
SikassoSun 12:30 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bobo-DioulassoSun 12:30 PM337 km210 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
KorhogoSun 12:30 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaSun 12:30 PM440 km274 miles238 nmEast E
KoudougouSun 12:30 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
TimbuktuSun 12:30 PM532 km331 miles287 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouSun 12:30 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
DabakalaSun 12:30 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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