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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:22:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 10° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 425.79 meters/second, 1532.8 kilometres/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.03 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth952.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.38 miEast0° 01' 08.5"1.31 miSouth3.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' South, Longitude: 170° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 418.37 meters/second, 1506.1 kilometres/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.60 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.1"935.59 miWest0° 03' 01.4"3.47 miNorth935.74 mi
24 hours15° 00' 42.4"977.57 miEast1° 52' 29.3"128.95 miNorth991.52 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetSun 12:22 PM471 km292 miles254 nmWest W
ArlitSun 12:22 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sabha *Sun 1:22 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNortheast NE
Tripoli *Sun 1:22 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KanoSun 12:22 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSun 12:22 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySun 12:22 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmSouthwest SW
Valletta *Sun 1:22 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TunisSun 12:22 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
TimbuktuSun 11:22 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest-southwest WSW

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