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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 7:08:00 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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 41' South, Longitude: 74° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"957.02 miWest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 miNorth957.04 mi
24 hours0° 06' 43.6"7.16 miEast0° 06' 38.5"7.62 miNorth10.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 29° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.30 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"1000.44 miWest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 miSouth1000.38 mi
24 hours11° 49' 07.3"814.41 miEast4° 30' 42.7"310.05 miSouth868.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:08 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaFri 1:08 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:08 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 11:08 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 10:08 AM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 11:08 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:08 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:08 PM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:08 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmWest-northwest WNW

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