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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 71° 03' 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"1005.60 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 minorth1005.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.6"0.11 mieast0° 19' 41.1"22.56 minorth22.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' South, Longitude: 69° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.41 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.7"987.28 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth987.63 mi
24 hours12° 24' 48.8"846.92 mieast4° 40' 14.9"320.97 minorth910.20 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 1:30 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 11:30 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:30 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 11:30 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 12:30 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:00 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 1:00 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 10:30 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:00 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:30 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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