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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 9° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.06 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth952.06 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: 103° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1002.54 miwest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 minorth1002.61 mi
24 hours12° 03' 38.2"834.28 mieast4° 25' 47.2"304.39 minorth887.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Smara *Thu 1:38 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufThu 1:38 PM488 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El Aaiún *Thu 1:38 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
TidjikjaThu 12:38 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape Bojador *Thu 1:38 PM592 km368 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dakhla *Thu 1:38 PM664 km412 miles358 nmWest W
Agadir *Thu 1:38 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth N
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Thu 1:38 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouThu 12:38 PM830 km516 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottThu 12:38 PM901 km560 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
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