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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.

= 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 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 is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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"15.89 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 is currently 409.00 meters/second, 1472.4 kilometres/hour, 914.9 miles/hour or 795.0 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kharga OasisWed 12:02 PM255 km159 miles138 nm NNE
AswanWed 12:02 PM347 km216 miles187 nm ENE
LuxorWed 12:02 PM406 km252 miles219 nm NE
AsyutWed 12:02 PM458 km285 miles248 nm NNE
HurghadaWed 12:02 PM609 km379 miles329 nm NE
KufraWed 12:02 PM652 km405 miles352 nm W
CairoWed 12:02 PM765 km475 miles413 nm NNE
Siwa OasisWed 12:02 PM771 km479 miles416 nm NNW
Eilat *Wed 1:02 PM874 km543 miles472 nm NE
AlexandriaWed 12:02 PM878 km545 miles474 nm N