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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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 35' North, Longitude: 2° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"957.97 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 minorth957.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.4"2.92 mieast0° 06' 12.7"7.13 minorth7.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' North, Longitude: 33° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.20 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"968.89 miwest0° 06' 54.3"7.92 minorth968.65 mi
24 hours11° 23' 37.3"759.88 mieast2° 24' 19.4"165.42 minorth773.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahWed 12:48 PM510 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
AdrarWed 12:48 PM644 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AgadezWed 12:48 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyWed 12:48 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
OuagadougouWed 11:48 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 12:48 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Marrakech *Wed 12:48 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Wed 12:48 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BamakoWed 11:48 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmSouthwest SW
Rabat *Wed 12:48 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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