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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 11:54:00 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 11:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 31' North, Longitude: 1° 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"958.47 miWest0° 00' 16.6"0.32 miNorth958.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.0"2.81 miEast0° 06' 30.3"7.46 miNorth7.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 178° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.95 meters/second, 1486.6 km/hour, 923.7 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' 00.8"0.02 miSouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"923.42 miWest0° 00' 45.7"0.88 miSouth923.38 mi
24 hours15° 07' 39.9"972.45 miEast0° 26' 32.0"30.43 miNorth974.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahMon 12:54 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdrarMon 12:54 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TimbuktuMon 11:54 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitMon 12:54 PM777 km483 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
DoriMon 11:54 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
AgadezMon 12:54 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyMon 12:54 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 11:54 AM1156 km719 miles624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Marrakech *Mon 12:54 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
KanoMon 12:54 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSoutheast SE

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