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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 = Friday, June 20, 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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 12:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 9° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 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"951.92 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth951.92 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: 90° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 kilometres/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 30.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.9"999.45 miWest0° 10' 43.1"12.27 miNorth999.39 mi
24 hours11° 56' 25.8"822.97 miEast4° 05' 31.7"281.20 miNorth866.67 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 *Fri 1:38 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
TindoufFri 1:38 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El Aaiún *Fri 1:38 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
TidjikjaFri 12:38 PM592 km368 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape Bojador *Fri 1:38 PM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dakhla *Fri 1:38 PM698 km434 miles377 nmWest W
Agadir *Fri 1:38 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth N
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Fri 1:38 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
Ouarzazate *Fri 1:38 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouadhibouFri 12:38 PM863 km536 miles466 nmWest-southwest WSW

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