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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 14, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 55° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 452.19 meters/second, 1627.9 kilometres/hour, 1011.5 miles/hour or 879.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1011.38 miWest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 miNorth1011.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 40.1"0.75 miWest0° 20' 34.3"23.57 miNorth23.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 09' North, Longitude: 101° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 kilometres/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.8"992.33 miWest0° 10' 06.9"11.59 miNorth992.16 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.5"768.57 miEast3° 46' 12.8"259.14 miNorth806.71 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaThu 11:34 AM629 km391 miles340 nmWest W
ToamasinaThu 11:34 AM838 km521 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisThu 12:34 PM844 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisThu 12:34 PM883 km548 miles477 nmSouth S
Saint-PaulThu 12:34 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
VictoriaThu 12:34 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
Saint-PierreThu 12:34 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth S
AntananarivoThu 11:34 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 11:34 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 11:34 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW

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