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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 8:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 47' South, Longitude: 59° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.70 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"956.33 miWest0° 00' 15.0"0.29 miNorth956.34 mi
24 hours0° 06' 49.2"7.25 miEast0° 06' 12.6"7.12 miNorth10.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 55° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.44 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.3"1005.26 miWest0° 11' 36.1"13.28 miSouth1005.33 mi
24 hours11° 21' 30.5"785.64 miEast4° 38' 31.0"318.95 miSouth846.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 12:08 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:08 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 12:08 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoThu 11:08 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaThu 12:08 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniThu 11:08 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 2:08 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:08 PM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoThu 10:08 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:08 AM2766 km1719 miles1493 nmNorthwest NW

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