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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: 53° 50' 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"971.93 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 minorth971.95 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: 131° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 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"987.99 miwest0° 09' 27.0"10.83 minorth987.79 mi
24 hours11° 01' 06.9"748.64 mieast3° 29' 39.4"240.22 minorth781.63 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 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisFri 12:34 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-PierreFri 12:34 PM196 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisFri 12:34 PM384 km238 miles207 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 11:34 AM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 11:34 AM685 km425 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:34 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest W
MoroniFri 11:34 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:34 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamFri 11:34 AM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNorthwest NW
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