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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.

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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 Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 55° 00' 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"998.21 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 minorth998.24 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 Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 15° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.3 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"933.93 miwest0° 02' 09.9"2.48 misouth933.82 mi
24 hours14° 25' 05.7"934.82 mieast0° 13' 05.8"15.02 misouth934.28 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 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 12:34 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM649 km403 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM866 km538 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeTue 11:34 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:34 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 11:34 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:34 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 2:34 PM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuTue 11:34 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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