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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 areas 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 7:58:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 41' South, Longitude: 61° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 428.02 meters/second, 1540.9 kilometres/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"957.05 miWest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 miNorth957.06 mi
24 hours0° 06' 43.3"7.16 miEast0° 06' 39.4"7.64 miNorth10.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 41° 45' West

The ground speed is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 kilometres/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.9"1000.14 miWest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 miSouth1000.08 mi
24 hours11° 50' 19.8"815.60 miEast4° 30' 11.1"309.45 miSouth868.84 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:58 AM375 km233 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:58 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-PierreFri 11:58 AM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 11:58 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-PaulFri 11:58 AM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 10:58 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 1:58 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:58 AM2111 km1311 miles1140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:58 PM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniFri 10:58 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest-northwest WNW

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