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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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 35' South
Longitude: 73° 16' 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"1004.19 miwest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 minorth1004.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.3"0.32 mieast0° 19' 26.8"22.28 minorth22.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 45' South
Longitude: 58° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.95 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' 39.2"970.61 miwest0° 09' 45.7"11.19 minorth971.01 mi
24 hours13° 01' 47.0"875.58 mieast4° 13' 22.4"290.29 minorth929.15 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 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:20 PM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:50 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:50 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:20 PM2606 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmWest-southwest WSW
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