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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 42° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.29 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"984.69 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.74 minorth984.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.9"3.12 mieast0° 15' 45.1"18.06 minorth18.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' North, Longitude: 136° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.4"979.04 miwest0° 08' 47.5"10.08 misouth979.38 mi
24 hours11° 14' 38.4"757.74 mieast3° 47' 38.7"260.80 misouth806.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeSun 12:20 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaSun 12:20 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 12:20 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast E
NampulaSun 11:20 AM530 km330 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaSun 12:20 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
ToliaraSun 12:20 PM558 km346 miles301 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSun 12:20 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniSun 12:20 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
ToamasinaSun 12:20 PM686 km426 miles371 nmEast E
MutsamuduSun 12:20 PM705 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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