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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' North
Longitude: 17° 40' 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"951.97 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.46 mieast0° 00' 12.5"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 40' North
Longitude: 53° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 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"991.83 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 minorth991.68 mi
24 hours11° 56' 25.6"816.59 mieast3° 36' 50.7"248.42 minorth849.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sabha *Sat 12:50 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
Kufra *Sat 12:50 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast E
Benghazi *Sat 12:50 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tripoli *Sat 12:50 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaSat 11:50 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Valletta *Sat 12:50 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alexandria *Sat 1:50 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
Cairo *Sat 1:50 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmEast-northeast ENE
KanoSat 11:50 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouthwest SW
TunisSat 11:50 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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