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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 = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:38:00 PM.

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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 9° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 kilometres/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.99 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miNorth951.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.46 miEast0° 00' 35.1"0.67 miNorth3.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' North, Longitude: 102° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 kilometres/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 29.5"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.1"1002.47 miWest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 miNorth1002.54 mi
24 hours12° 03' 38.8"834.23 miEast4° 25' 47.8"304.38 miNorth887.02 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
Smara *Thu 1:38 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorthwest NW
TindoufThu 1:38 PM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El Aaiún *Thu 1:38 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorthwest NW
TidjikjaThu 12:38 PM588 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape Bojador *Thu 1:38 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dakhla *Thu 1:38 PM692 km430 miles374 nmWest W
Agadir *Thu 1:38 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth N
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Thu 1:38 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouThu 12:38 PM857 km533 miles463 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ouarzazate *Thu 1:38 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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