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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 30' North
Longitude: 18° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.58 miwest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth958.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.8"2.80 mieast0° 06' 31.5"7.48 minorth7.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 40' South
Longitude: 161° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.00 meters/second, 1486.8 km/hour, 923.9 miles/hour or 802.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.3"923.59 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth923.54 mi
24 hours15° 08' 35.8"973.64 mieast0° 22' 06.0"25.35 minorth975.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraMon 12:44 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
SabhaMon 12:44 PM638 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaMon 11:44 AM1201 km747 miles649 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 12:44 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlexandriaMon 12:44 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
Valletta *Mon 12:44 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairoMon 12:44 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
KanoMon 11:44 AM1560 km970 miles843 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumMon 1:44 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmEast-southeast ESE
TunisMon 11:44 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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