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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 26' South, Longitude: 72° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.85 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.9"965.64 miwest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 minorth965.66 mi
24 hours0° 05' 31.4"5.93 mieast0° 10' 31.5"12.07 minorth13.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' South, Longitude: 91° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.33 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.1"978.14 miwest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 minorth978.54 mi
24 hours12° 44' 27.4"862.28 mieast4° 31' 04.7"310.51 minorth922.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 11:20 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:20 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 11:20 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:20 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 10:20 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 11:20 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 12:20 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 12:20 PM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:50 PM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 10:20 AM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmWest-northwest WNW
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