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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 Monday, February 11, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' South, Longitude: 73° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.27 meters/second, 1621.0 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1007.12 miwest0° 00' 49.5"0.95 minorth1007.15 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miwest0° 19' 54.9"22.82 minorth22.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 84° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.4"999.08 miwest0° 11' 58.1"13.71 minorth999.32 mi
24 hours11° 54' 31.0"820.84 mieast4° 48' 11.5"330.05 minorth886.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:20 PM736 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 11:20 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 12:20 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 11:20 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 11:20 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:50 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:50 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:50 PM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:20 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 10:20 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
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