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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 = Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:24:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 29' 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"16.61 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"996.68 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miNorth996.71 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° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.27 meters/second, 1520.2 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"944.27 miWest0° 05' 16.6"6.05 miSouth944.04 mi
24 hours14° 03' 07.6"919.86 miEast1° 32' 01.7"105.50 miSouth921.60 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 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 12:24 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:24 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaMon 11:24 AM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:24 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:24 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:24 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:24 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:24 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 11:24 AM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmNorthwest NW

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