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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 18, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 54° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.61 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.2"971.86 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 minorth971.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 37.7"5.00 mieast0° 12' 32.0"14.37 minorth15.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' North, Longitude: 132° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.72 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"987.93 miwest0° 09' 27.0"10.83 minorth987.73 mi
24 hours11° 01' 06.6"748.59 mieast3° 29' 41.1"240.23 minorth781.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PaulFri 12:34 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisFri 12:34 PM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-PierreFri 12:34 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisFri 12:34 PM355 km220 miles192 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 11:34 AM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 11:34 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:34 AM744 km462 miles401 nmWest W
MoroniFri 11:34 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:34 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamFri 11:34 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorthwest NW
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