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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 12' North
Longitude: 30° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.63 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth953.64 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 47' North
Longitude: 70° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.57 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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' 21.0"1003.42 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth1003.42 mi
24 hours11° 20' 44.2"783.92 mieast4° 21' 05.6"299.03 minorth836.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HurghadaSat 12:00 Noon554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
Al JizahSat 12:00 Noon757 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
CairoSat 12:00 Noon761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
SuezSat 12:00 Noon775 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanSat 1:00 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumSat 1:00 PM866 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlexandriaSat 12:00 Noon890 km553 miles481 nmNorth N
JeddahSat 1:00 PM903 km561 miles487 nmEast E
MedinaSat 1:00 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast E
MakkahSat 1:00 PM970 km603 miles524 nmEast E
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