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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

UTC time = Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' North, Longitude: 18° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.51 miWest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 miNorth958.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.8"2.80 miEast0° 06' 31.5"7.48 miNorth7.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 161° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.00 meters/second, 1486.8 km/hour, 923.9 miles/hour or 802.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.3"923.53 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth923.48 mi
24 hours15° 08' 36.8"973.59 miEast0° 22' 01.8"25.26 miNorth975.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïMon 11:44 AM209 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauMon 11:44 AM509 km317 miles275 nmSouth S
KufraMon 12:44 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-northeast ENE
SabhaMon 12:44 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
FadaMon 11:44 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéMon 11:44 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroMon 11:44 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaMon 11:44 AM1210 km752 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 12:44 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlexandriaMon 12:44 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE

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