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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

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).

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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 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"959.55 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 of the movement is currently 426.11 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' 33.8"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
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
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1573 km978 miles849 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth N
MaputoMon 10:34 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 10:34 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-northwest WNW

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