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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 Monday, June 11, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 07' North, Longitude: 19° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"954.13 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth954.12 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.8"3.29 mieast0° 03' 42.7"4.26 minorth5.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 11, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' North, Longitude: 71° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.19 meters/second, 1620.7 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.78 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 33' 36.8"1006.97 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth1007.02 mi
24 hours10° 28' 07.9"724.01 mieast4° 29' 09.1"308.23 minorth785.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraMon 12:42 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
Faya-LargeauMon 11:42 AM577 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
SabhaMon 12:42 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
FadaMon 11:42 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BenghaziMon 12:42 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
TripoliMon 12:42 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaMon 11:42 AM1304 km811 miles704 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlexandriaMon 12:42 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
Al JizahMon 12:42 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmNortheast NE
CairoMon 12:42 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmNortheast NE
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