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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' North, Longitude: 31° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.80 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"979.01 miwest0° 00' 33.3"0.64 misouth979.04 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miwest0° 13' 31.3"15.50 misouth15.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 55' North, Longitude: 101° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"1002.93 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 48' 04.2"816.19 mieast4° 34' 47.0"314.68 minorth873.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumFri 1:00 PM425 km264 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AswanFri 12:00 Noon541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanFri 1:00 PM587 km364 miles317 nmEast E
KassalaFri 1:00 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
Kharga OasisFri 12:00 Noon683 km425 miles369 nmNorth N
KostiFri 1:00 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth S
Al-UbayyidFri 1:00 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuxorFri 12:00 Noon710 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
TeseneyFri 1:00 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahFri 1:00 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
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