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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 73° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.96 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.0"1004.12 miwest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 minorth1004.15 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.3"0.32 mieast0° 19' 26.8"22.28 minorth22.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' South, Longitude: 58° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.94 meters/second, 1562.2 km/hour, 970.7 miles/hour or 843.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.1"970.52 miwest0° 09' 45.7"11.19 minorth970.92 mi
24 hours13° 01' 48.8"875.54 mieast4° 13' 20.7"290.23 minorth929.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM812 km505 miles438 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:20 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM2270 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:50 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:50 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:20 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmWest-southwest WSW
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