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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, June 4, 2012 at 5:44:00 AM.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' North, Longitude: 93° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 kilometres/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 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"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"958.67 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 miNorth958.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.9"2.79 miEast0° 06' 36.4"7.58 miNorth8.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 89° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 413.34 meters/second, 1488.0 kilometres/hour, 924.6 miles/hour or 803.5 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' 21.8"15.41 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.1"924.29 miWest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 miSouth924.20 mi
24 hours15° 11' 52.3"977.89 miEast0° 02' 34.0"2.95 miNorth978.04 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
AizawlMon 11:14 AM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChittagongMon 11:44 AM181 km113 miles98 nmWest W
MandalayMon 12:14 PM262 km163 miles141 nmEast-southeast ESE
ComillaMon 11:44 AM270 km168 miles146 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChandpurMon 11:44 AM313 km194 miles169 nmWest-northwest WNW
SylhetMon 11:44 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BarisalMon 11:44 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest W
DhakaMon 11:44 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
CherrapunjiMon 11:14 AM364 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShillongMon 11:14 AM384 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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