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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 07:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 41' South
Longitude: 61° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.02 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 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"957.12 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 minorth957.13 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 10' South
Longitude: 42° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.8"1000.20 miwest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 misouth1000.14 mi
24 hours11° 50' 21.4"815.68 mieast4° 30' 10.5"309.46 misouth868.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:58 AM497 km309 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 11:58 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 10:58 AM1510 km939 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 1:58 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:58 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:58 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniFri 10:58 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoFri 9:58 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 10:58 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:58 PM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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