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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' North
Longitude: 15° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 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"953.27 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth953.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.0"3.20 mieast0° 03' 11.1"3.65 misouth4.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 39' South
Longitude: 97° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.42 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.3"1003.10 miwest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 minorth1003.23 mi
24 hours11° 38' 04.4"804.50 mieast4° 37' 00.8"317.24 minorth864.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sabha *Fri 1:00 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Misrata *Fri 1:00 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth N
Tripoli *Fri 1:00 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaFri 12:00 Noon1235 km767 miles667 nmSouth S
Valletta *Fri 1:00 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmNorth N
KanoFri 12:00 Noon1451 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TunisFri 12:00 Noon1586 km986 miles856 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlexandriaFri 1:00 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNortheast NE
CairoFri 1:00 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
NiameyFri 12:00 Noon1781 km1106 miles962 nmSouthwest SW
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