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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 Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 0° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.58 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth952.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.6"3.42 mieast0° 01' 50.3"2.11 minorth4.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 131° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.59 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.5"974.30 miwest0° 09' 09.4"10.49 minorth974.65 mi
24 hours13° 20' 00.7"900.12 mieast3° 58' 09.3"272.83 minorth946.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahMon 12:58 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdrarMon 12:58 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth N
ArlitMon 12:58 PM888 km552 miles480 nmSoutheast SE
BécharMon 12:58 PM952 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufMon 12:58 PM981 km610 miles530 nmWest-northwest WNW
NiameyMon 12:58 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 11:58 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmSouth S
Marrakech *Mon 12:58 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Mon 12:58 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rabat *Mon 12:58 PM1378 km857 miles744 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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