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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' North
Longitude: 13° 12' 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 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.96 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth951.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 24.8"0.48 misouth3.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 00' North
Longitude: 35° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.79 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.4"954.51 miwest0° 06' 42.3"7.69 misouth954.85 mi
24 hours11° 42' 33.7"770.46 mieast3° 04' 55.8"211.96 misouth805.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaThu 1:08 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AgadezThu 12:08 PM899 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
MisrataThu 1:08 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
TripoliThu 1:08 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth N
NdjamenaThu 12:08 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmSouth S
KanoThu 12:08 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Thu 1:08 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth N
TunisThu 12:08 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth N
NiameyThu 12:08 PM1604 km996 miles866 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 12:08 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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