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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° 09' 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"954.19 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth954.18 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° 18' 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 minorth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 36.9"1007.04 miwest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 minorth1007.09 mi
24 hours10° 28' 07.4"724.06 mieast4° 29' 08.5"308.24 minorth785.77 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 PM438 km272 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
SabhaMon 12:42 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
BenghaziMon 12:42 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmNorth N
TripoliMon 12:42 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaMon 11:42 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlexandriaMon 12:42 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNortheast NE
Al JizahMon 12:42 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNortheast NE
CairoMon 12:42 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
Valletta *Mon 12:42 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumMon 1:42 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE
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