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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

UTC time = Friday, January 25, 2013 at 8:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 50° 05' 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"981.64 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miNorth981.67 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 Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 152° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 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"951.24 miWest0° 04' 57.9"5.69 miSouth951.49 mi
24 hours11° 33' 51.0"757.92 miEast2° 23' 09.1"164.08 miSouth780.44 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 AM108 km67 miles59 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 11:52 AM271 km168 miles146 nmWest W
AntsirabeFri 11:52 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaFri 11:52 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaFri 11:52 AM532 km331 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:52 PM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisFri 12:52 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 11:52 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduFri 11:52 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniFri 11:52 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW

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