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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' North, Longitude: 30° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"953.19 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth953.20 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.1"3.20 mieast0° 03' 10.0"3.63 misouth4.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' South, Longitude: 82° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.1"1002.86 miwest0° 11' 44.1"13.44 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 39' 05.3"805.52 mieast4° 37' 28.3"317.74 minorth866.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HurghadaFri 12:00 Noon536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al JizahFri 12:00 Noon750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
CairoFri 12:00 Noon753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
SuezFri 12:00 Noon764 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanFri 1:00 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumFri 1:00 PM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahFri 1:00 PM881 km547 miles476 nmEast E
AlexandriaFri 12:00 Noon886 km551 miles478 nmNorth N
MedinaFri 1:00 PM905 km562 miles489 nmEast E
MakkahFri 1:00 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast E
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