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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: 71° 54' 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"965.71 miwest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 minorth965.73 mi
24 hours0° 05' 31.4"5.93 mieast0° 10' 31.7"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° 56' South, Longitude: 91° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.34 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 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.3"978.23 miwest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 minorth978.62 mi
24 hours12° 44' 25.3"862.31 mieast4° 31' 06.0"310.56 minorth922.41 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 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:20 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 11:20 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:20 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 10:20 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 11:20 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 12:20 PM2838 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 12:20 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmSouth S
MoroniSun 10:20 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:50 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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