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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 61° 07' 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"992.17 miwest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 minorth992.20 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: 62° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.68 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"992.40 miwest0° 10' 56.0"12.52 misouth992.24 mi
24 hours12° 10' 18.1"832.85 mieast4° 09' 40.4"286.03 misouth875.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 12:08 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM734 km456 miles396 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM1456 km904 miles786 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:08 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 11:08 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:08 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 1:08 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuFri 11:08 AM2729 km1696 miles1473 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 1:08 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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