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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

UTC time = Sunday, June 15, 2014 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).

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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: 3° 07' 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"952.78 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth952.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.39 miEast0° 02' 15.2"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° 11' 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' 34.6"958.82 miWest0° 06' 54.2"7.91 miNorth959.13 mi
24 hours13° 54' 54.1"925.92 miEast3° 12' 54.6"221.04 miNorth958.61 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 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth N
AdrarSun 12:48 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitSun 12:48 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezSun 12:48 PM867 km539 miles468 nmSoutheast SE
TimbuktuSun 11:48 AM967 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
GhardaïaSun 12:48 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
NiameySun 12:48 PM1090 km677 miles589 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSun 11:48 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:48 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fes *Sun 12:48 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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