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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 = Thursday, June 16, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 40' 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"952.58 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth952.58 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 411.98 meters/second, 1483.1 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"921.25 miWest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 miNorth921.47 mi
24 hours13° 26' 41.5"858.70 miEast2° 06' 24.9"144.96 miNorth877.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kharga OasisThu 12:02 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AswanThu 12:02 PM340 km212 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuxorThu 12:02 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNortheast NE
AsyutThu 12:02 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HurghadaThu 12:02 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
KufraThu 12:02 PM656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
Al JizahThu 12:02 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoThu 12:02 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuezThu 12:02 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaThu 12:02 PM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth N

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