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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 41' South
Longitude: 73° 58' 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"957.09 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 minorth957.10 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 00' South
Longitude: 29° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 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"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"1000.50 miwest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 misouth1000.44 mi
24 hours11° 49' 08.9"814.49 mieast4° 30' 42.0"310.06 misouth868.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:08 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:08 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 11:08 AM1729 km1074 miles934 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 11:08 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 10:08 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 11:08 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:08 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:08 PM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:08 AM3472 km2157 miles1875 nmWest-northwest WNW
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