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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

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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° 20' 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"952.94 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth952.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.38 mieast0° 02' 23.6"2.74 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° 41' 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' 15.0"914.61 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth914.62 mi
24 hours14° 05' 32.1"894.82 mieast0° 47' 38.5"54.64 minorth899.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraWed 12:02 PM624 km387 miles337 nmWest W
HurghadaWed 12:02 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
Al JizahWed 12:02 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoWed 12:02 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuezWed 12:02 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaWed 12:02 PM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth N
Port SudanWed 1:02 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumWed 1:02 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahWed 1:02 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast E
Gaza *Wed 1:02 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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