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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 1, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 52° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.10 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 minorth955.11 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.7"7.43 mieast0° 05' 18.5"6.09 minorth9.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' North, Longitude: 84° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.07 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"995.54 miwest0° 10' 22.2"11.88 misouth995.83 mi
24 hours10° 58' 57.4"751.88 mieast4° 19' 18.2"296.99 misouth811.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisTue 12:34 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaTue 11:34 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM605 km376 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeTue 11:34 AM630 km392 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 12:34 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniTue 11:34 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoTue 10:34 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:34 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
MbabaneTue 10:34 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmWest-southwest WSW
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