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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 = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 12:22:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 12:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 5° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.15 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.84 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth952.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.2"3.38 miEast0° 02' 21.1"2.70 miNorth4.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 23' South, Longitude: 169° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.08 meters/second, 1472.7 km/hour, 915.1 miles/hour or 795.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.25 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.7"914.72 miWest0° 00' 36.9"0.71 miNorth914.76 mi
24 hours345° 57' 23.9"891.75 miWest0° 55' 47.3"63.98 miNorth897.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TindoufWed 1:22 PM557 km346 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Smara *Wed 1:22 PM740 km460 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
TimbuktuWed 12:22 PM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Agadir *Wed 1:22 PM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth-northwest NNW
El Aaiún *Wed 1:22 PM895 km556 miles483 nmWest-northwest WNW
In SalahWed 1:22 PM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
Marrakech *Wed 1:22 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cape Bojador *Wed 1:22 PM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-northwest WNW
BécharWed 1:22 PM973 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Casablanca *Wed 1:22 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmNorth N

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