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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 Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 10:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 09' North
Longitude: 17° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"954.08 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth954.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.7"3.09 mieast0° 03' 59.7"4.58 misouth5.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 17' North
Longitude: 72° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.76 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"997.11 miwest0° 10' 19.7"11.83 minorth996.98 mi
24 hours11° 12' 54.6"769.57 mieast3° 53' 40.8"267.68 minorth811.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sabha *Sun 12:54 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kufra *Sun 12:54 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tripoli *Sun 12:54 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaSun 11:54 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouth S
Valletta *Sun 12:54 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
KanoSun 11:54 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouthwest SW
AlexandriaSun 12:54 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
CairoSun 12:54 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast-northeast ENE
TunisSun 11:54 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Athens *Sun 1:54 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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