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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 8:34:00 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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 54° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 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"996.69 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miNorth996.72 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.4"1.39 miEast0° 18' 09.9"20.82 miNorth20.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 29° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 29.8"944.17 miWest0° 05' 15.4"6.03 miSouth943.95 mi
24 hours14° 03' 20.0"920.01 miEast1° 31' 30.8"104.91 miSouth921.70 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 12:34 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
ToamasinaMon 11:34 AM634 km394 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM849 km528 miles459 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:34 AM938 km583 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:34 PM977 km607 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:34 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE

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