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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° 41' 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"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.5"973.13 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 minorth973.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.9"4.81 mieast0° 12' 53.9"14.79 minorth15.55 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° 18' 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"974.94 miwest0° 07' 58.8"9.15 minorth974.69 mi
24 hours11° 07' 57.2"746.56 mieast2° 51' 33.2"196.60 minorth767.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 11:36 AM555 km345 miles300 nmWest W
Port LouisSat 11:36 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 11:36 AM1382 km858 miles746 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:36 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:36 PM2123 km1319 miles1147 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 10:36 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:36 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:36 PM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 10:36 AM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:36 PM3229 km2006 miles1743 nmSouth S
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