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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 11:48:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' North, Longitude: 2° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 428.74 meters/second, 1543.5 kilometres/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.67 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 miNorth958.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.5"2.83 miEast0° 06' 36.5"7.58 miNorth8.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' North, Longitude: 44° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 439.22 meters/second, 1581.2 kilometres/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.37 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"982.34 miWest0° 08' 32.4"9.78 miNorth982.12 mi
24 hours11° 13' 27.1"758.60 miEast3° 06' 47.3"214.02 miNorth783.53 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetTue 12:48 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast E
In SalahTue 12:48 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
ArlitTue 12:48 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
AdrarTue 12:48 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TimbuktuTue 11:48 AM862 km536 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyTue 12:48 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth S
OuagadougouTue 11:48 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoTue 12:48 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Marrakech *Tue 12:48 PM1457 km906 miles787 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Tue 12:48 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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