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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 13:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 20° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.14 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"952.83 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth952.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.3"3.38 mieast0° 02' 20.1"2.68 minorth4.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 13:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 22' South, Longitude: 155° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.13 meters/second, 1472.9 km/hour, 915.2 miles/hour or 795.3 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.8"914.83 miwest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 minorth914.88 mi
24 hours14° 01' 16.1"890.41 mieast0° 59' 16.8"67.99 minorth896.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouWed 1:22 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
Dakhla *Wed 2:22 PM456 km284 miles246 nmEast E
Cape Bojador *Wed 2:22 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Palmas *Wed 2:22 PM729 km453 miles393 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottWed 1:22 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Wed 2:22 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
MindeloWed 12:22 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
RossoWed 1:22 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Smara *Wed 2:22 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaWed 12:22 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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