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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 = Thursday, June 21, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 13° 28' 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"951.90 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth951.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 miEast0° 00' 24.7"0.47 miSouth3.50 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.79 meters/second, 1536.4 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"954.43 miWest0° 06' 42.2"7.69 miSouth954.77 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.3"770.41 miEast3° 04' 53.6"211.90 miSouth805.11 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 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArlitThu 12:08 PM818 km508 miles442 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauThu 12:08 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezThu 12:08 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
MisrataThu 1:08 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth N
TripoliThu 1:08 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth N
NdjamenaThu 12:08 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth S
KanoThu 12:08 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Thu 1:08 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth N
TunisThu 12:08 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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