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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 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' South
Longitude: 52° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.31 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 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"980.24 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.27 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.3"3.77 mieast0° 14' 43.7"16.88 minorth17.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' North
Longitude: 161° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"942.15 miwest0° 02' 42.7"3.11 misouth942.30 mi
24 hours11° 41' 08.3"758.76 mieast1° 31' 06.3"104.45 misouth769.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaThu 11:42 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoThu 11:42 AM499 km310 miles269 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 11:42 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest W
Port LouisThu 12:42 PM562 km349 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniThu 11:42 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 12:42 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamThu 11:42 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweThu 10:42 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoThu 10:42 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
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