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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 54° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.98 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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"995.17 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth995.20 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.3"1.61 mieast0° 17' 53.0"20.50 minorth20.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 43° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 27' 07.1"959.89 miwest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 misouth959.61 mi
24 hours13° 28' 11.3"894.68 mieast2° 39' 11.9"182.47 misouth906.86 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 12:34 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 12:34 PM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth S
ToamasinaSun 11:34 AM620 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 11:34 AM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSun 11:34 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 12:34 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 11:34 AM1367 km850 miles738 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:34 AM2010 km1249 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 2:34 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-northeast ENE
LilongweSun 10:34 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmWest W
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