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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 19, 2013 at 07:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' South, Longitude: 68° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.18 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.5"973.20 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 minorth973.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.9"4.81 mieast0° 12' 53.9"14.79 minorth15.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 13' North, Longitude: 157° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.93 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.8"975.00 miwest0° 07' 58.8"9.14 minorth974.75 mi
24 hours11° 07' 57.7"746.61 mieast2° 51' 31.3"196.57 minorth767.20 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 11:36 AM1140 km709 miles616 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 11:36 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:36 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:36 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 10:36 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:36 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:36 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 10:36 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:36 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:06 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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