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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 8:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 52° 29' 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"996.70 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miNorth996.73 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.3"1.39 miEast0° 18' 09.9"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 Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 32° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 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' 29.3"944.08 miWest0° 05' 14.2"6.00 miSouth943.85 mi
24 hours14° 03' 32.5"920.15 miEast1° 30' 59.9"104.33 miSouth921.80 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 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaMon 11:44 AM548 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:44 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 12:44 PM612 km380 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MahajangaMon 11:44 AM662 km411 miles358 nmWest W
Port LouisMon 12:44 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 11:44 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:44 AM865 km538 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 11:44 AM976 km607 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:44 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmWest-northwest WNW

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