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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 07:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' South
Longitude: 64° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.29 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"980.19 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.7"3.77 mieast0° 14' 43.0"16.87 minorth17.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 14' North
Longitude: 149° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.19 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"941.93 miwest0° 02' 37.8"3.02 misouth942.07 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.6"758.77 mieast1° 29' 14.0"102.31 misouth769.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 11:52 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 11:52 AM992 km616 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaThu 1:52 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 10:52 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 11:52 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:52 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 10:52 AM2442 km1517 miles1319 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 12:52 PM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamThu 10:52 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 10:52 AM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmNorthwest NW
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