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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° 19' 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"958.54 miwest0° 00' 16.6"0.32 minorth958.53 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: 176° 14' 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"923.49 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth923.45 mi
24 hours15° 07' 47.3"972.66 mieast0° 25' 57.9"29.77 minorth974.57 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 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast E
In SalahMon 12:44 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
AgadezMon 12:44 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyMon 12:44 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 11:44 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 12:44 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliMon 1:44 PM1505 km935 miles812 nmNortheast NE
Marrakech *Mon 12:44 PM1508 km937 miles815 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Mon 12:44 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaMon 12:44 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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