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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: 70° 47' 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"1005.67 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 minorth1005.70 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° 14' 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' 15.8"987.36 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth987.71 mi
24 hours12° 24' 47.1"846.96 mieast4° 40' 15.7"321.01 minorth910.25 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 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 11:30 AM1555 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:30 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 11:30 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 12:30 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 10:30 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:00 PM2547 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 1:00 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:00 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:30 PM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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