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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.

June Solstice 2010

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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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° 10' 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"951.94 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.94 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: 123° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.72 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"963.25 miwest0° 11' 16.7"12.93 misouth962.89 mi
24 hours12° 31' 30.1"832.88 mieast4° 02' 46.0"278.29 misouth869.46 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 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth S
In SalahMon 12:28 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
AgadezMon 12:28 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
TripoliMon 1:28 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KanoMon 12:28 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 12:28 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaMon 12:28 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TunisMon 12:28 PM1492 km927 miles805 nmNorth N
Valletta *Mon 1:28 PM1510 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlgiersMon 12:28 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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