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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

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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: 58° 58' 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 minorth957.14 mi
24 hours0° 06' 43.3"7.16 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° 12' South, Longitude: 44° 26' 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' 03.4"1000.14 miwest0° 11' 31.0"13.19 misouth1000.08 mi
24 hours11° 50' 36.1"815.92 mieast4° 30' 04.0"309.34 misouth869.08 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 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 11:08 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:08 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:08 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoFri 10:08 AM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:08 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 10:08 AM2827 km1757 miles1526 nmWest-northwest WNW
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