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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 = Wednesday, June 5, 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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 35' North, Longitude: 2° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.3 kilometres/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"957.90 miWest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 miNorth957.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.4"2.92 miEast0° 06' 12.8"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° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 433.21 meters/second, 1559.5 kilometres/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 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' 31.6"16.15 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"968.83 miWest0° 06' 54.4"7.92 miNorth968.59 mi
24 hours11° 23' 36.9"759.82 miEast2° 24' 21.4"165.44 miNorth773.11 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
TamanrassetWed 12:48 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast E
In SalahWed 12:48 PM510 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
ArlitWed 12:48 PM654 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
AdrarWed 12:48 PM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TimbuktuWed 11:48 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyWed 12:48 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
OuagadougouWed 11:48 AM1214 km754 miles656 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 12:48 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Marrakech *Wed 12:48 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Wed 12:48 PM1471 km914 miles795 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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