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Day and Night World Map

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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, February 3, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 26' South
Longitude: 64° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.97 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 864.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.59 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.0"995.20 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth995.23 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.5"1.61 mieast0° 17' 52.7"20.49 minorth20.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 09' South
Longitude: 34° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.43 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.7"960.39 miwest0° 07' 51.4"9.00 misouth960.12 mi
24 hours13° 27' 11.2"894.00 mieast2° 40' 45.0"184.26 misouth906.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 11:56 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:56 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 1:56 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 11:56 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 10:56 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 10:56 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmWest W
MaleSun 12:56 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:56 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSun 10:56 AM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSun 10:56 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-northwest WNW
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