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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 36' South
Longitude: 71° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.6"964.58 miwest0° 00' 24.7"0.47 minorth964.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.0"6.10 mieast0° 10' 06.9"11.60 minorth13.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 52' South
Longitude: 77° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.00 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.7"959.52 miwest0° 08' 49.6"10.12 minorth959.92 mi
24 hours13° 32' 44.4"901.40 mieast3° 55' 39.9"270.05 minorth948.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:20 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:20 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:20 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 10:20 AM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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