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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, February 1, 2013 at 8:08:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 61° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.1"992.10 miWest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 miNorth992.13 mi
24 hours0° 01' 51.2"2.05 miEast0° 17' 18.0"19.83 miNorth19.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 61° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.69 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.54 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.5"992.34 miWest0° 10' 56.0"12.52 miSouth992.18 mi
24 hours12° 10' 16.6"832.77 miEast4° 09' 41.8"286.03 miSouth875.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 12:08 PM365 km226 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisFri 12:08 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:08 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 11:08 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:08 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 1:08 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuFri 11:08 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmNorthwest NW

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