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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 57° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.65 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"996.75 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 minorth996.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.5"1.39 mieast0° 18' 09.8"20.82 minorth20.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 27° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.26 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.4"944.32 miwest0° 05' 16.5"6.05 misouth944.10 mi
24 hours14° 03' 09.0"919.94 mieast1° 31' 58.1"105.45 misouth921.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 12:24 PM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 12:24 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaMon 11:24 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:24 AM1073 km667 miles580 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:24 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:24 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:24 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:24 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 11:24 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweMon 10:24 AM2529 km1571 miles1365 nmWest W
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