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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, June 28, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 kilometres/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.0 kilometres/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanFri 12:00 Noon231 km144 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kharga OasisFri 12:00 Noon243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
LuxorFri 12:00 Noon327 km203 miles176 nmNortheast NE
AsyutFri 12:00 Noon436 km271 miles236 nmNorth N
HurghadaFri 12:00 Noon536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sharm el-SheikhFri 12:00 Noon624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoFri 12:00 Noon753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
Kufra *Fri 12:00 Noon775 km482 miles418 nmWest W
Port SudanFri 1:00 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
Eilat *Fri 1:00 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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