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

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.96 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth951.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.3"3.48 mieast0° 00' 00.1"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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.96 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.70 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.4"941.42 miwest0° 04' 23.4"5.03 misouth941.65 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.5"772.88 mieast2° 12' 28.8"151.88 misouth792.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaWed 1:08 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArlitWed 12:08 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauWed 12:08 PM870 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezWed 12:08 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
MisrataWed 1:08 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
TripoliWed 1:08 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth N
NdjamenaWed 12:08 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouth S
KanoWed 12:08 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Wed 1:08 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmNorth N
TunisWed 12:08 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorth N
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