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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 Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 29° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.03 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.65 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth952.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.5"3.40 mieast0° 01' 58.9"2.27 minorth4.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 142° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 411.99 meters/second, 1483.2 km/hour, 921.6 miles/hour or 800.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.36 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.5"921.32 miwest0° 03' 47.3"4.35 minorth921.54 mi
24 hours13° 26' 39.4"858.73 mieast2° 06' 28.3"145.03 minorth877.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HurghadaThu 12:02 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
KufraThu 12:02 PM628 km390 miles339 nmWest W
Al JizahThu 12:02 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoThu 12:02 PM765 km476 miles413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuezThu 12:02 PM799 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaThu 12:02 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth N
Port SudanThu 1:02 PM910 km566 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumThu 1:02 PM918 km570 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahThu 1:02 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmEast E
Gaza *Thu 1:02 PM1034 km643 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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