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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 65° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.87 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"963.45 miwest0° 00' 23.7"0.45 minorth963.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 50.2"6.25 mieast0° 09' 42.1"11.13 minorth12.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 58° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 25.8"942.35 miwest0° 06' 04.6"6.97 minorth942.66 mi
24 hours14° 18' 26.7"936.91 mieast2° 59' 32.5"205.78 minorth966.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:44 AM901 km560 miles486 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 11:44 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 1:44 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 10:44 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:44 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaFri 11:44 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 10:44 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:44 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:44 PM3084 km1917 miles1665 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamFri 10:44 AM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmWest-northwest WNW
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