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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 08' South
Longitude: 54° 42' 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"996.76 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 minorth996.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.4"1.39 mieast0° 18' 09.9"20.82 minorth20.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 53' South
Longitude: 29° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 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' 29.7"944.23 miwest0° 05' 15.3"6.02 misouth944.00 mi
24 hours14° 03' 21.4"920.09 mieast1° 31' 27.4"104.86 misouth921.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 12:34 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaMon 11:34 AM607 km377 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM823 km511 miles444 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:34 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:34 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1325 km824 miles716 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:34 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:34 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuMon 11:34 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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