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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, February 23, 2009 at 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' South, Longitude: 63° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.24 meters/second, 1646.1 km/hour, 1022.8 miles/hour or 888.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.2"1022.80 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 minorth1022.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.0"2.44 miwest0° 22' 08.6"25.37 minorth25.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 44° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.02 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.0"968.45 miwest0° 11' 38.6"13.34 minorth969.00 mi
24 hours10° 40' 02.5"710.11 mieast4° 57' 58.9"341.43 minorth794.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:58 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaMon 11:58 AM1060 km658 miles572 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Louis *Mon 12:58 PM1325 km824 miles716 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:58 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:58 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 10:58 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 10:58 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmWest W
MogadishuMon 10:58 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:28 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 1:28 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNortheast NE
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