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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 Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 17° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.90 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.46 mieast0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth3.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' North, Longitude: 52° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.2"991.77 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 minorth991.62 mi
24 hours11° 56' 25.4"816.54 mieast3° 36' 52.3"248.43 minorth849.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaSat 12:50 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
KufraSat 12:50 PM551 km342 miles298 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauSat 11:50 AM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaSat 11:50 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BenghaziSat 12:50 PM984 km612 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TripoliSat 12:50 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaSat 11:50 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Sat 12:50 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alexandria *Sat 1:50 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmNortheast NE
Cairo *Sat 1:50 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
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