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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 Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 12:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 5° 40' 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"952.91 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth952.90 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° 42' 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"914.79 miwest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 minorth914.82 mi
24 hours345° 57' 25.3"891.78 miwest0° 55' 51.2"64.06 minorth897.16 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 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Smara *Wed 1:22 PM716 km445 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
El Aaiún *Wed 1:22 PM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
Agadir *Wed 1:22 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
In SalahWed 1:22 PM927 km576 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape Bojador *Wed 1:22 PM945 km587 miles511 nmWest-northwest WNW
Marrakech *Wed 1:22 PM951 km591 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BécharWed 1:22 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Casablanca *Wed 1:22 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth N
Fes *Wed 1:22 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
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