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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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 5° 04' 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"1.32 misouth3.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' South, Longitude: 174° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 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"935.69 miwest0° 03' 04.4"3.53 minorth935.85 mi
24 hours15° 00' 19.6"977.26 mieast1° 53' 36.9"130.24 minorth991.43 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 PM84 km52 miles45 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahSun 12:42 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArlitSun 12:42 PM571 km355 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSun 12:42 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GhardaïaSun 12:42 PM1015 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
NiameySun 12:42 PM1140 km708 miles615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:42 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tripoli *Sun 1:42 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouSun 11:42 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlgiersSun 12:42 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth N
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