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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.

## June Solstice 2010

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 kilometres/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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 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 is currently 430.73 meters/second, 1550.6 kilometres/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetMon 12:28 PM308 km191 miles166 nm WSW
ArlitMon 12:28 PM532 km330 miles287 nm SSW
SabhaMon 1:28 PM723 km449 miles390 nm NE
OuarglaMon 12:28 PM993 km617 miles536 nm NNW
TripoliMon 1:28 PM1146 km712 miles619 nm NNE
KanoMon 12:28 PM1267 km787 miles684 nm S
NiameyMon 12:28 PM1286 km799 miles694 nm SSW
TimbuktuMon 11:28 AM1406 km873 miles759 nm WSW
NdjamenaMon 12:28 PM1436 km892 miles775 nm SSE
TunisMon 12:28 PM1491 km926 miles805 nm N