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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 12:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 7° 26' West

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 misouth952.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.38 mieast0° 01' 09.6"1.33 misouth3.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 173° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.53 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 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' 02.1"935.97 miwest0° 03' 12.0"3.67 minorth936.13 mi
24 hours345° 00' 38.0"976.47 miwest1° 56' 25.1"133.45 minorth991.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TindoufSun 1:32 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth N
Smara *Sun 1:32 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
TidjikjaSun 12:32 PM680 km423 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
El Aaiún *Sun 1:32 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW
Cape Bojador *Sun 1:32 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
Agadir *Sun 1:32 PM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dakhla *Sun 1:32 PM869 km540 miles469 nmWest W
Marrakech *Sun 1:32 PM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth N
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Sun 1:32 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
NouakchottSun 12:32 PM1068 km663 miles576 nmWest-southwest WSW
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