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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 = Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 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 Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' North, Longitude: 5° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.1"955.16 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth955.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.5"2.89 miEast0° 04' 54.6"5.63 miSouth6.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 165° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.52 meters/second, 1488.7 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.42 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 miNorth15.42 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.1"924.70 miWest0° 01' 22.5"1.58 miNorth924.77 mi
24 hours345° 14' 10.9"949.49 miWest1° 15' 09.8"86.18 miNorth957.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetMon 12:44 PM54 km34 miles29 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArlitMon 12:44 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahMon 12:44 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AgadezMon 12:44 PM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyMon 12:44 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 12:44 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TripoliMon 1:44 PM1358 km844 miles734 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouMon 11:44 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlgiersMon 12:44 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth N
AbujaMon 12:44 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmSouth S

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