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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 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 47° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1578.0 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"980.26 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.1"3.76 mieast0° 14' 43.9"16.89 minorth17.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 166° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 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' 42.1"942.25 miwest0° 02' 44.5"3.15 misouth942.39 mi
24 hours11° 41' 04.1"758.76 mieast1° 31' 51.2"105.31 misouth769.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntananarivoThu 12:02 PM36 km22 miles19 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeThu 12:02 PM85 km53 miles46 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaThu 12:02 PM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaThu 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
MahajangaThu 12:02 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraThu 12:02 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouThu 12:02 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduThu 12:02 PM829 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniThu 12:02 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 1:02 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
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