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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 49° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"978.81 miwest0° 00' 35.4"0.68 minorth978.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.2"3.98 mieast0° 14' 22.7"16.49 minorth16.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 175° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"938.50 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 misouth938.52 mi
24 hours11° 43' 22.1"758.21 mieast0° 36' 27.6"41.81 misouth760.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaWed 11:52 AM138 km86 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoWed 11:52 AM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeWed 11:52 AM284 km177 miles154 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaWed 11:52 AM357 km222 miles193 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaWed 11:52 AM540 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisWed 12:52 PM625 km388 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisWed 12:52 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast E
MamoutzouWed 11:52 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduWed 11:52 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniWed 11:52 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
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