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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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 12:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 9° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 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' 00.9"0.02 minorth951.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth3.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 91° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.9"999.52 miwest0° 10' 43.1"12.27 minorth999.46 mi
24 hours11° 56' 25.6"823.02 mieast4° 05' 30.6"281.20 minorth866.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Smara *Fri 1:38 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufFri 1:38 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El Aaiún *Fri 1:38 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
TidjikjaFri 12:38 PM580 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape Bojador *Fri 1:38 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dakhla *Fri 1:38 PM669 km416 miles361 nmWest W
Agadir *Fri 1:38 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth N
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Fri 1:38 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouFri 12:38 PM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottFri 12:38 PM906 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW
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