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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 13° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 kilometres/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.90 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth951.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.3"3.48 miEast0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 23° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 420.96 meters/second, 1515.4 kilometres/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.69 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.4"941.34 miWest0° 04' 23.3"5.03 miSouth941.58 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.9"772.83 miEast2° 12' 26.3"151.82 miSouth792.76 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaWed 1:08 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TamanrassetWed 12:08 PM812 km504 miles438 nmWest W
ArlitWed 12:08 PM814 km506 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauWed 12:08 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSoutheast SE
MisrataWed 1:08 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth N
KufraWed 1:08 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
TripoliWed 1:08 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth N
NdjamenaWed 12:08 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth S
KanoWed 12:08 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Wed 1:08 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorth N

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