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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 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' South
Longitude: 49° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.32 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"980.25 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.2"3.76 mieast0° 14' 43.7"16.89 minorth17.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' North
Longitude: 164° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 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"942.20 miwest0° 02' 43.6"3.13 misouth942.34 mi
24 hours11° 41' 06.2"758.76 mieast1° 31' 28.6"104.88 misouth769.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaThu 11:52 AM114 km71 miles62 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 11:52 AM236 km147 miles128 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 11:52 AM297 km185 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 12:52 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisThu 12:52 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 11:52 AM852 km530 miles460 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduThu 11:52 AM960 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniThu 11:52 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 12:52 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamThu 11:52 AM1771 km1101 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
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