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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 09:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 41' South, Longitude: 43° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 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"957.15 miwest0° 00' 16.1"0.31 minorth957.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 43.0"7.15 mieast0° 06' 40.8"7.66 minorth10.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 58° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"999.78 miwest0° 11' 30.1"13.17 misouth999.70 mi
24 hours11° 52' 04.4"817.36 mieast4° 29' 24.4"308.58 misouth870.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraFri 12:08 PM81 km50 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FianarantsoaFri 12:08 PM349 km217 miles188 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeFri 12:08 PM445 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 12:08 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaFri 12:08 PM757 km470 miles408 nmNortheast NE
NampulaFri 11:08 AM973 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraFri 11:08 AM999 km621 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 1:08 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmEast E
MaputoFri 11:08 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 12:08 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorth N
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