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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 25' North
Longitude: 7° 43' 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"15.88 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' 11.6"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 39' South
Longitude: 172° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.54 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"15.61 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.1"936.04 miwest0° 03' 12.1"3.67 minorth936.20 mi
24 hours345° 00' 39.3"976.52 miwest1° 56' 28.9"133.53 minorth991.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Smara *Sun 1:32 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
El Aaiún *Sun 1:32 PM690 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
Agadir *Sun 1:32 PM799 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dakhla *Sun 1:32 PM840 km522 miles454 nmWest W
Marrakech *Sun 1:32 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth N
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Sun 1:32 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouSun 12:32 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottSun 12:32 PM1044 km648 miles563 nmWest-southwest WSW
Casablanca *Sun 1:32 PM1129 km701 miles609 nmNorth N
Rabat *Sun 1:32 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
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