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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 Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' North, Longitude: 3° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.01 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"959.28 miwest0° 00' 17.6"0.34 minorth959.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.0"2.72 mieast0° 06' 54.1"7.92 minorth8.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 168° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.33 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.52 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.2"930.95 miwest0° 04' 40.0"5.35 misouth930.73 mi
24 hours344° 47' 32.1"985.08 miwest1° 07' 56.6"77.91 misouth984.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetSun 12:44 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
In SalahSun 12:44 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitSun 12:44 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezSun 12:44 PM759 km471 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
NiameySun 12:44 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth S
DoriSun 11:44 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouSun 11:44 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:44 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliSun 1:44 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
AbujaSun 12:44 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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