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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 47' South
Longitude: 58° 51' 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"956.39 miwest0° 00' 15.0"0.29 minorth956.41 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 33' South
Longitude: 55° 48' 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"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.3"1005.33 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 misouth1005.40 mi
24 hours11° 21' 31.7"785.71 mieast4° 38' 30.9"318.97 misouth846.91 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 PM323 km201 miles174 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:08 PM411 km255 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoThu 11:08 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaThu 12:08 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 11:08 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaThu 2:08 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:08 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoThu 10:08 AM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:08 AM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweThu 10:08 AM2819 km1751 miles1522 nmWest-northwest WNW
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