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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 20' South, Longitude: 53° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 429.13 meters/second, 1544.9 kilometres/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"959.55 miWest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 miNorth959.56 mi
24 hours0° 06' 22.8"6.81 miEast0° 08' 00.0"9.17 miNorth11.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 12° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 kilometres/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.89 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.8"952.86 miWest0° 07' 21.3"8.43 miSouth952.58 mi
24 hours14° 08' 53.2"934.51 miEast2° 24' 37.5"165.78 miSouth942.80 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PaulMon 12:34 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-PierreMon 12:34 PM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM293 km182 miles158 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisMon 12:34 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaMon 11:34 AM601 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaMon 11:34 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest W
AntsirabeMon 11:34 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM692 km430 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToliaraMon 11:34 AM973 km604 miles525 nmWest W
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1573 km978 miles849 nmNorthwest NW

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