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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 Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 73° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.62 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"1005.66 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 minorth1005.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.6"0.11 mieast0° 19' 41.0"22.56 minorth22.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 31' South, Longitude: 71° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.36 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.1"987.25 miwest0° 11' 16.5"12.92 minorth987.61 mi
24 hours12° 25' 01.5"847.15 mieast4° 40' 08.5"320.87 minorth910.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 1:20 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 11:20 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:20 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSun 12:20 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 11:20 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:50 PM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:50 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:50 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:20 PM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSun 10:20 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmWest-southwest WSW
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