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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
FianarantsoaThu 11:52 AM379 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaThu 11:52 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
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
FomboniThu 11:52 AM994 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
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