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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 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' North, Longitude: 3° 36' 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' 16.6"0.32 minorth958.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.0"2.81 mieast0° 06' 30.5"7.47 minorth7.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 175° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.96 meters/second, 1486.6 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' 51.9"923.43 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth923.39 mi
24 hours15° 07' 48.2"972.61 mieast0° 25' 53.6"29.69 minorth974.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetMon 12:44 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast E
In SalahMon 12:44 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitMon 12:44 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezMon 12:44 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyMon 12:44 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth S
DoriMon 11:44 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouMon 11:44 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 12:44 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliMon 1:44 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNortheast NE
Marrakech *Mon 12:44 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorthwest NW
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