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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 426.15 meters/second, 1534.1 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 409.08 meters/second, 1472.7 kilometres/hour, 915.1 miles/hour or 795.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TindoufWed 1:22 PM557 km346 miles300 nm NNW
Smara *Wed 1:22 PM740 km460 miles399 nm WNW
TimbuktuWed 12:22 PM765 km475 miles413 nm SSE
TidjikjaWed 12:22 PM819 km509 miles442 nm SW
Ouarzazate *Wed 1:22 PM858 km533 miles463 nm N
Agadir *Wed 1:22 PM892 km554 miles482 nm NNW
El Aaiún *Wed 1:22 PM895 km556 miles483 nm WNW
Marrakech *Wed 1:22 PM958 km595 miles517 nm NNW
Cape Bojador *Wed 1:22 PM972 km604 miles525 nm WNW
Casablanca *Wed 1:22 PM1161 km721 miles627 nm N