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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 parts 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).

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= 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 of the movement is currently 435.48 meters/second, 1567.7 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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 of the movement is currently 427.09 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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
LuxorMon 12:10 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidMon 1:10 PM784 km487 miles424 nmSouth S
Al-FashirMon 1:10 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port SudanMon 1:10 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
FadaMon 11:10 AM862 km536 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiMon 1:10 PM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaMon 12:10 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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