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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 08' South
Longitude: 52° 12' 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"996.77 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 minorth996.80 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.3"1.39 mieast0° 18' 10.1"20.82 minorth20.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 54' South
Longitude: 32° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 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' 29.1"944.14 miwest0° 05' 14.0"6.00 misouth943.91 mi
24 hours14° 03' 33.7"920.23 mieast1° 30' 56.5"104.27 misouth921.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 11:44 AM373 km232 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaMon 11:44 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:44 AM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 12:44 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MahajangaMon 11:44 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest W
AntsirabeMon 11:44 AM686 km426 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisMon 12:44 PM717 km445 miles387 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouMon 11:44 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 11:44 AM949 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:44 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW
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