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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

UTC time = Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 8:34:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 55° 03' 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"1008.56 miWest0° 00' 50.1"0.96 miNorth1008.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.7"0.33 miWest0° 20' 08.9"23.08 miNorth23.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 78° 20' 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"1003.91 miWest0° 11' 54.9"13.64 miNorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 31' 48.8"797.55 miEast4° 39' 23.1"319.94 miNorth858.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaTue 11:34 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 12:34 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM788 km490 miles426 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisTue 12:34 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth S
VictoriaTue 12:34 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth N
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM997 km620 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 11:34 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamTue 11:34 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 2:34 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuTue 11:34 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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