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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° 40' 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"952.89 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth952.89 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° 18' 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"914.90 miwest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 minorth914.94 mi
24 hours14° 01' 14.6"890.44 mieast0° 59' 20.7"68.07 minorth896.30 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 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
Dakhla *Wed 2:22 PM485 km301 miles262 nmEast E
Cape Bojador *Wed 2:22 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Palmas *Wed 2:22 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottWed 1:22 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloWed 12:22 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El Aaiún *Wed 2:22 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-northeast ENE
RossoWed 1:22 PM908 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaWed 12:22 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Smara *Wed 2:22 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
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