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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 = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 7:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 64° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.96 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"995.13 miWest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 miNorth995.16 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 Latitude: 16° 09' South, Longitude: 33° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.43 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 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' 09.8"960.34 miWest0° 07' 51.4"9.01 miSouth960.06 mi
24 hours13° 27' 09.4"893.91 miEast2° 40' 47.9"184.30 miSouth906.46 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)Sun 11:56 AM376 km233 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 11:56 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:56 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 1:56 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 11:56 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 10:56 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
MoroniSun 10:56 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmWest W
MaleSun 12:56 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:56 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSun 10:56 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNorthwest NW

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