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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' North
Longitude: 30° 33' 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"953.25 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth953.26 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 51' South
Longitude: 82° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.1 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"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.1"1002.93 miwest0° 11' 44.1"13.44 minorth1003.08 mi
24 hours11° 39' 04.1"805.56 mieast4° 37' 27.9"317.76 minorth866.12 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 Noon552 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
Al JizahFri 12:00 Noon752 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
CairoFri 12:00 Noon755 km469 miles408 nmNorth N
SuezFri 12:00 Noon770 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanFri 1:00 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumFri 1:00 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlexandriaFri 12:00 Noon884 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
JeddahFri 1:00 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
MedinaFri 1:00 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast E
MakkahFri 1:00 PM976 km606 miles527 nmEast E
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