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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 54' South
Longitude: 63° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.91 meters/second, 1580.1 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"981.59 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.0"3.62 mieast0° 15' 04.0"17.27 minorth17.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 33' South
Longitude: 52° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.91 meters/second, 1493.7 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.47 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.1"927.81 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.19 minorth928.30 mi
24 hours11° 16' 48.9"720.88 mieast3° 39' 10.9"251.33 minorth771.90 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 *Sun 12:58 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:58 AM852 km529 miles460 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 1:58 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 10:58 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 11:58 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSun 10:58 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:58 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 12:58 PM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:58 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 10:58 AM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmNorthwest NW
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