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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 = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:48:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 11° 40' 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"951.99 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miNorth951.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.46 miEast0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miNorth3.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' North, Longitude: 105° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 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' 35.4"1002.47 miWest0° 11' 18.9"12.96 miNorth1002.54 mi
24 hours12° 03' 34.0"834.13 miEast4° 25' 42.0"304.27 miNorth886.87 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 1:48 PM368 km228 miles199 nmNorth N
Cape Bojador *Thu 1:48 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
Dakhla *Thu 1:48 PM438 km272 miles236 nmWest W
El Aaiún *Thu 1:48 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TidjikjaThu 12:48 PM540 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
TindoufThu 1:48 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNortheast NE
NouadhibouThu 12:48 PM619 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Thu 1:48 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
NouakchottThu 12:48 PM743 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
Agadir *Thu 1:48 PM803 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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