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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° 51' 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"1022.73 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 minorth1022.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.0"2.44 miwest0° 22' 08.6"25.36 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° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.01 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 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.0"968.36 miwest0° 11' 38.5"13.34 minorth968.91 mi
24 hours10° 40' 03.2"710.06 mieast4° 57' 57.2"341.38 minorth794.86 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 PM981 km609 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaMon 11:58 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Louis *Mon 12:58 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:58 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:58 PM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 10:58 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 10:58 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmWest W
MogadishuMon 10:58 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:28 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 1:28 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
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