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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 8:08:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 41' South, Longitude: 59° 15' 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"957.05 miWest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 miNorth957.07 mi
24 hours0° 06' 43.3"7.15 miEast0° 06' 39.6"7.64 miNorth10.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 44° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 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' 03.5"1000.08 miWest0° 11' 31.0"13.19 miSouth1000.01 mi
24 hours11° 50' 34.5"815.83 miEast4° 30' 04.7"309.33 miSouth869.00 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 12:08 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 12:08 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM1290 km801 miles696 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 11:08 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:08 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:08 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoFri 10:08 AM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:08 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNorthwest NW

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