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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 = Saturday, June 29, 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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' North, Longitude: 30° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 kilometres/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 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"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.57 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth953.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.2"3.15 miEast0° 03' 34.4"4.10 miSouth5.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' North, Longitude: 70° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 448.57 meters/second, 1614.9 kilometres/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 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' 31.3"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.8"1003.35 miWest0° 11' 17.0"12.92 miNorth1003.35 mi
24 hours11° 20' 44.9"783.88 miEast4° 21' 06.6"299.03 miNorth836.93 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
AswanSat 12:00 Noon229 km142 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kharga OasisSat 12:00 Noon250 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
LuxorSat 12:00 Noon329 km204 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AsyutSat 12:00 Noon442 km274 miles239 nmNorth N
HurghadaSat 12:00 Noon538 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sharm el-SheikhSat 12:00 Noon627 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoSat 12:00 Noon759 km471 miles410 nmNorth N
Port SudanSat 1:00 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kufra *Sat 12:00 Noon781 km485 miles422 nmWest W
Eilat *Sat 1:00 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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