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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' North, Longitude: 6° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 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"958.48 miwest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth958.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.0"2.81 mieast0° 06' 30.7"7.47 minorth7.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 173° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.96 meters/second, 1486.7 km/hour, 923.8 miles/hour or 802.7 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' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.8"923.45 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth923.40 mi
24 hours15° 07' 56.5"972.78 mieast0° 25' 14.9"28.95 minorth974.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetMon 12:34 PM67 km42 miles36 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArlitMon 12:34 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahMon 12:34 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
AgadezMon 12:34 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiMon 12:34 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth S
ZinderMon 12:34 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyMon 12:34 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 12:34 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliMon 1:34 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuagadougouMon 11:34 AM1383 km860 miles747 nmSouthwest SW
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