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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 = Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:32:00 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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 7° 34' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 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' 08.7"1.31 miSouth3.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' South, Longitude: 172° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.39 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 00.3"935.64 miWest0° 03' 02.9"3.50 miNorth935.79 mi
24 hours15° 00' 31.1"977.41 miEast1° 53' 03.2"129.59 miNorth991.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetSun 12:32 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitSun 12:32 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth S
In SalahSun 12:32 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
AgadezSun 12:32 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
Tripoli *Sun 1:32 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameySun 12:32 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:32 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmSouth S
TimbuktuSun 11:32 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaSun 12:32 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TunisSun 12:32 PM1505 km935 miles812 nmNorth N

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