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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 53' South
Longitude: 49° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.96 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.6"981.71 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.2"3.55 mieast0° 15' 04.4"17.28 minorth17.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 40' North
Longitude: 152° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.9"951.31 miwest0° 04' 58.0"5.69 misouth951.56 mi
24 hours11° 33' 50.6"757.97 mieast2° 23' 11.4"164.13 misouth780.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaFri 11:52 AM91 km57 miles49 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoFri 11:52 AM242 km150 miles130 nmWest W
AntsirabeFri 11:52 AM312 km194 miles168 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 12:52 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisFri 12:52 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 11:52 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduFri 11:52 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 11:52 AM1060 km658 miles572 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:52 PM1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:52 AM1755 km1090 miles948 nmNorthwest NW
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