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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 = Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:44:00 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 Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 37' North, Longitude: 3° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"957.72 miWest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 miNorth957.71 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"2.89 miEast0° 06' 06.8"7.01 miNorth7.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 160° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.58 meters/second, 1492.5 km/hour, 927.4 miles/hour or 805.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.46 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.5"927.09 miWest0° 03' 03.5"3.51 miNorth927.26 mi
24 hours14° 34' 22.4"939.60 miEast1° 53' 04.5"129.64 miNorth954.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetTue 12:44 PM194 km120 miles105 nmEast E
In SalahTue 12:44 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitTue 12:44 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezTue 12:44 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
TimbuktuTue 11:44 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyTue 12:44 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouth S
OuagadougouTue 11:44 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoTue 12:44 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliTue 1:44 PM1475 km917 miles796 nmNortheast NE
Fes *Tue 12:44 PM1522 km945 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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