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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 Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 37' North, Longitude: 3° 22' 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"957.79 miwest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 minorth957.77 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"2.89 mieast0° 06' 06.7"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: 161° 06' 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"927.16 miwest0° 03' 03.6"3.51 minorth927.33 mi
24 hours14° 34' 20.3"939.63 mieast1° 53' 08.3"129.72 minorth954.31 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 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast E
In SalahTue 12:44 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
AgadezTue 12:44 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyTue 12:44 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
OuagadougouTue 11:44 AM1247 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoTue 12:44 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliTue 1:44 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNortheast NE
Marrakech *Tue 12:44 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Tue 12:44 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaTue 12:44 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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