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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 08:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 51° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.61 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"987.65 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth987.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.0"2.69 mieast0° 16' 23.2"18.79 minorth18.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' North, Longitude: 105° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.6"1001.50 miwest0° 11' 05.5"12.70 misouth1001.72 mi
24 hours11° 10' 54.9"770.45 mieast4° 32' 40.8"312.28 misouth833.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 11:46 AM225 km140 miles122 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 11:46 AM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeTue 11:46 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 12:46 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
MahajangaTue 11:46 AM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaTue 11:46 AM612 km380 miles331 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaTue 11:46 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 12:46 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouTue 11:46 AM876 km544 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduTue 11:46 AM989 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
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