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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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 25' North
Longitude: 4° 47' 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"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.10 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth952.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.38 mieast0° 01' 08.9"1.32 misouth3.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 42' South
Longitude: 175° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.42 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 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' 00.7"935.76 miwest0° 03' 04.6"3.53 minorth935.92 mi
24 hours15° 00' 18.4"977.31 mieast1° 53' 40.7"130.32 minorth991.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetSun 12:42 PM103 km64 miles55 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahSun 12:42 PM479 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AgadezSun 12:42 PM788 km490 miles425 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GhardaïaSun 12:42 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
NiameySun 12:42 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:42 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tripoli *Sun 1:42 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouSun 11:42 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlgiersSun 12:42 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
Fes *Sun 12:42 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmNorthwest NW
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