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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 = Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:10:00 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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 29° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 435.48 meters/second, 1567.7 kilometres/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 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° 15' 00.0"16.24 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"973.81 miWest0° 00' 30.0"0.58 miSouth973.83 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.3"0.47 miEast0° 12' 13.0"14.01 miSouth14.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' South, Longitude: 156° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 427.09 meters/second, 1537.5 kilometres/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 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' 23.7"15.92 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.1"955.16 miWest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 miNorth955.52 mi
24 hours14° 09' 31.5"939.35 miEast3° 34' 08.7"245.38 miNorth978.60 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
AswanMon 12:10 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
Kharga OasisMon 12:10 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumMon 1:10 PM624 km387 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
Kufra *Mon 12:10 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
Al-UbayyidMon 1:10 PM784 km487 miles424 nmSouth S
Port SudanMon 1:10 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
KassalaMon 1:10 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
TeseneyMon 1:10 PM977 km607 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahMon 1:10 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmEast E
CairoMon 12:10 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N

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