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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 65° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.35 meters/second, 1552.9 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"964.60 miwest0° 00' 24.7"0.47 minorth964.62 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.9"6.09 mieast0° 10' 07.3"11.61 minorth13.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 72° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.14 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.5"959.83 miwest0° 08' 51.8"10.16 minorth960.23 mi
24 hours13° 31' 55.3"900.75 mieast3° 56' 26.1"270.93 minorth948.29 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 11:44 AM879 km546 miles475 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 11:44 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:44 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 10:44 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:44 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 11:44 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 10:44 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 12:44 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:44 PM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSat 10:44 AM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmWest-northwest WNW
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