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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 Monday, December 29, 2008 at 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 60° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.40 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth953.49 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.7"7.70 mieast0° 03' 54.4"4.48 minorth8.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 29, 2008 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 82° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.67 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.57 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.3"934.01 miwest0° 08' 33.3"9.81 minorth934.52 mi
24 hours11° 04' 52.0"712.49 mieast3° 50' 24.2"264.16 minorth768.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Louis *Mon 12:58 PM477 km296 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 11:58 AM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 10:58 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 11:58 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:58 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
MoroniMon 10:58 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:58 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoMon 9:58 AM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:58 AM2928 km1820 miles1581 nmNorthwest NW
MbabaneMon 9:58 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest-southwest WSW
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