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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 54° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.1"998.28 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 minorth998.31 mi
24 hours0° 01' 03.6"1.18 mieast0° 18' 26.3"21.13 minorth21.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 24' South
Longitude: 15° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.2 miles/hour or 811.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.1"933.99 miwest0° 02' 09.6"2.48 misouth933.88 mi
24 hours14° 25' 06.3"934.89 mieast0° 13' 02.0"14.95 misouth934.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 12:34 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 12:34 PM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM622 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM839 km521 miles453 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeTue 11:34 AM930 km578 miles502 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:34 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 11:34 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:34 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 2:34 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuTue 11:34 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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