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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 Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' North, Longitude: 4° 46' 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"955.23 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth955.24 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° 28' 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"924.76 miwest0° 01' 22.7"1.58 minorth924.84 mi
24 hours345° 14' 12.0"949.54 miwest1° 15' 13.8"86.27 minorth957.46 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 PM81 km50 miles44 nmEast-southeast ESE
In SalahMon 12:44 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitMon 12:44 PM543 km338 miles293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezMon 12:44 PM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyMon 12:44 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 12:44 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouMon 11:44 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 1:44 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmNortheast NE
AlgiersMon 12:44 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
AbujaMon 12:44 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmSouth S
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