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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 = Monday, June 21, 2010 at 11:28:00 AM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 21, 2010 at 11:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 8° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.88 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth951.88 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.8"3.44 miEast0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miSouth3.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 21, 2010 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' South, Longitude: 124° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.73 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.06 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 29' 10.9"963.20 miWest0° 11' 16.8"12.93 miSouth962.84 mi
24 hours12° 31' 28.9"832.82 miEast4° 02' 48.7"278.32 miSouth869.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 12:28 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezMon 12:28 PM718 km446 miles387 nmSouth S
In SalahMon 12:28 PM731 km454 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
TripoliMon 1:28 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KanoMon 12:28 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 12:28 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TimbuktuMon 11:28 AM1406 km873 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaMon 12:28 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TunisMon 12:28 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth N
Valletta *Mon 1:28 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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