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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 = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:02:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 29° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.87 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth952.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.38 miEast0° 02' 23.6"2.75 miNorth4.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 24' South, Longitude: 156° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.00 meters/second, 1472.4 km/hour, 914.9 miles/hour or 795.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.25 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.9"914.54 miWest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 miNorth914.56 mi
24 hours14° 05' 33.4"894.78 miEast0° 47' 34.6"54.57 miNorth899.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kharga OasisWed 12:02 PM255 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AswanWed 12:02 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuxorWed 12:02 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
AsyutWed 12:02 PM458 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HurghadaWed 12:02 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
KufraWed 12:02 PM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
Al JizahWed 12:02 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoWed 12:02 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuezWed 12:02 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaWed 12:02 PM878 km545 miles474 nmNorth N

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