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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 51° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.42 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.9"962.51 miwest0° 00' 22.6"0.43 minorth962.53 mi
24 hours0° 05' 58.7"6.40 mieast0° 09' 17.8"10.66 minorth12.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 29° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.54 meters/second, 1499.5 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.8"931.55 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 minorth931.69 mi
24 hours14° 51' 00.3"962.35 mieast1° 47' 02.6"122.73 minorth975.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:42 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest W
ToamasinaThu 11:42 AM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeThu 11:42 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoThu 11:42 AM501 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisThu 12:42 PM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 11:42 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoThu 10:42 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 12:42 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LilongweThu 10:42 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
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