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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 16, 2014 at 11:58:00 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 16, 2014 at 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 0° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 kilometres/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 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 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.51 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth952.51 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° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 435.58 meters/second, 1568.1 kilometres/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 25.9"16.24 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.4"974.22 miWest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 miNorth974.57 mi
24 hours13° 20' 02.3"900.08 miEast3° 58' 07.6"272.78 miNorth946.47 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
In SalahMon 12:58 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TamanrassetMon 12:58 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast E
AdrarMon 12:58 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
TimbuktuMon 11:58 AM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitMon 12:58 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyMon 12:58 PM1099 km683 miles594 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 11:58 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmSouth S
Marrakech *Mon 12:58 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Mon 12:58 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rabat *Mon 12:58 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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