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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 = Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:00:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 30° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"952.86 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miSouth952.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.8"3.25 miEast0° 02' 45.5"3.17 miSouth4.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 94° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.92 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.0"995.17 miWest0° 11' 35.5"13.28 miNorth995.45 mi
24 hours12° 09' 09.6"835.17 miEast4° 41' 10.9"322.01 miNorth897.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanThu 12:00 Noon234 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kharga OasisThu 12:00 Noon237 km148 miles128 nmNorth N
LuxorThu 12:00 Noon326 km202 miles176 nmNortheast NE
AsyutThu 12:00 Noon432 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
HurghadaThu 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
CairoThu 12:00 Noon748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
Kufra *Thu 12:00 Noon769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
Port SudanThu 1:00 PM782 km486 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
Eilat *Thu 1:00 PM808 km502 miles437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Siwa OasisThu 12:00 Noon838 km521 miles452 nmNorthwest NW

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