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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 = Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:32:00 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 Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 24' North, Longitude: 7° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 425.85 meters/second, 1533.1 kilometres/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 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"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.17 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miSouth952.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.2"3.36 miEast0° 01' 33.3"1.78 miSouth3.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 157° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 kilometres/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 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' 23.0"15.79 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.4"947.40 miWest0° 06' 24.9"7.36 miNorth947.71 mi
24 hours14° 23' 36.3"947.89 miEast3° 06' 02.9"213.22 miNorth979.13 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
TamanrassetMon 12:32 PM225 km140 miles122 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitMon 12:32 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
In SalahMon 12:32 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
Sabha *Mon 1:32 PM796 km494 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuarglaMon 12:32 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tripoli *Mon 1:32 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameyMon 12:32 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 12:32 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
TimbuktuMon 11:32 AM1331 km827 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaMon 12:32 PM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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