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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 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 41' South, Longitude: 56° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.03 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"957.13 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 minorth957.14 mi
24 hours0° 06' 43.3"7.15 mieast0° 06' 39.9"7.64 minorth10.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 14' South, Longitude: 46° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 02.9"1000.08 miwest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 misouth1000.02 mi
24 hours11° 50' 50.8"816.16 mieast4° 29' 57.5"309.21 misouth869.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PierreFri 12:18 PM181 km112 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-PaulFri 12:18 PM223 km139 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:18 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 12:18 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaFri 11:18 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 11:18 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 11:18 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:18 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaFri 2:18 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
MaputoFri 10:18 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-southwest WSW
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