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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 Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 2° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.39 mieast0° 02' 15.1"2.58 minorth4.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 143° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.7"958.90 miwest0° 06' 54.4"7.92 minorth959.21 mi
24 hours13° 54' 52.5"925.97 mieast3° 12' 57.1"221.10 minorth958.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahSun 12:48 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
AdrarSun 12:48 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AgadezSun 12:48 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSoutheast SE
GhardaïaSun 12:48 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth N
NiameySun 12:48 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSun 11:48 AM1296 km806 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:48 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Marrakech *Sun 12:48 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Sun 12:48 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tripoli *Sun 1:48 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmNortheast NE
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