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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: 50° 02' 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"980.18 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.21 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: 163° 45' 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"942.13 miwest0° 02' 43.5"3.12 misouth942.27 mi
24 hours11° 41' 06.4"758.71 mieast1° 31' 26.2"104.82 misouth769.49 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 AM127 km79 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 11:52 AM266 km165 miles143 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 11:52 AM325 km202 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaThu 11:52 AM401 km249 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaThu 11:52 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisThu 12:52 PM599 km372 miles324 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisThu 12:52 PM791 km492 miles427 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 11:52 AM870 km540 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduThu 11:52 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniThu 11:52 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
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