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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: 43° 12' 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"984.62 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.74 minorth984.65 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.9"3.12 mieast0° 15' 45.0"18.05 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: 135° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.71 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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"978.96 miwest0° 08' 47.5"10.07 misouth979.30 mi
24 hours11° 14' 38.9"757.68 mieast3° 47' 37.2"260.75 misouth806.25 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 PM436 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaSun 12:20 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 12:20 PM460 km286 miles248 nmEast E
FianarantsoaSun 12:20 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaSun 11:20 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
ToliaraSun 12:20 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSun 12:20 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaSun 12:20 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast E
FomboniSun 12:20 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSun 12:20 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
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