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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 35' South
Longitude: 59° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.37 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.2"957.90 miwest0° 00' 17.1"0.33 minorth957.91 mi
24 hours0° 06' 36.9"7.05 mieast0° 07' 06.5"8.15 minorth10.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 42' South
Longitude: 32° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.0"988.26 miwest0° 10' 51.4"12.44 misouth988.07 mi
24 hours12° 31' 05.5"853.62 mieast4° 06' 34.7"282.50 misouth893.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 12:08 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 12:08 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 11:08 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSat 12:08 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:08 AM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 2:08 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 1:08 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoSat 10:08 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamSat 11:08 AM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSat 10:08 AM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmWest-northwest WNW
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