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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° 17' 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"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"959.34 miwest0° 00' 17.6"0.34 minorth959.33 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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.32 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' 17.1"931.01 miwest0° 04' 39.7"5.35 misouth930.79 mi
24 hours344° 47' 31.6"985.15 miwest1° 07' 52.3"77.83 misouth984.52 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 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
In SalahSun 12:44 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth N
AgadezSun 12:44 PM777 km483 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
NiameySun 12:44 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSun 11:44 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:44 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Marrakech *Sun 12:44 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmNorthwest NW
TripoliSun 1:44 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmNortheast NE
AbujaSun 12:44 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fes *Sun 12:44 PM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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