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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 20' South
Longitude: 52° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.13 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position 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"959.61 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 minorth959.63 mi
24 hours0° 06' 22.8"6.81 mieast0° 08' 00.0"9.18 minorth11.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 17' South
Longitude: 13° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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' 33.7"952.92 miwest0° 07' 21.1"8.43 misouth952.64 mi
24 hours14° 08' 55.3"934.60 mieast2° 24' 34.1"165.73 misouth942.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM318 km198 miles172 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisMon 12:34 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaMon 11:34 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeMon 11:34 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth N
MaputoMon 10:34 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 10:34 AM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbabaneMon 10:34 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
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