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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 Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 63° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.23 meters/second, 1584.8 km/hour, 984.8 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"984.54 miwest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 minorth984.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.7"3.19 mieast0° 15' 44.3"18.04 minorth18.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 74° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.09 meters/second, 1569.9 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.26 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 33' 26.4"975.33 miwest0° 12' 04.3"13.84 minorth975.86 mi
24 hours10° 28' 35.2"701.97 mieast5° 05' 50.3"350.40 minorth790.87 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 *Tue 12:58 PM653 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 11:58 AM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaTue 1:58 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoTue 10:58 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
VictoriaTue 11:58 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniTue 10:58 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 12:58 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleTue 12:58 PM2730 km1697 miles1474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 10:58 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 10:58 AM3005 km1868 miles1623 nmNorthwest NW
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