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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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 35' South
Longitude: 54° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.94 meters/second, 1623.4 km/hour, 1008.7 miles/hour or 876.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.5"1008.63 miwest0° 00' 50.1"0.96 minorth1008.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.7"0.33 miwest0° 20' 08.9"23.09 minorth23.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 12' North
Longitude: 78° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.82 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"1003.98 miwest0° 11' 54.9"13.65 minorth1004.06 mi
24 hours11° 31' 47.9"797.59 mieast4° 39' 22.4"319.95 minorth858.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM766 km476 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisTue 12:34 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisTue 12:34 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth S
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM975 km606 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaTue 12:34 PM994 km618 miles537 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 11:34 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamTue 11:34 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 11:34 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaTue 2:34 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
DodomaTue 11:34 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-northwest WNW
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