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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 54° 46' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1011.45 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 minorth1011.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 40.2"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: 100° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"992.39 miwest0° 10' 06.9"11.59 minorth992.22 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.5"768.62 mieast3° 46' 11.1"259.13 minorth806.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaThu 11:34 AM599 km372 miles323 nmWest W
ToamasinaThu 11:34 AM817 km507 miles441 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisThu 12:34 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisThu 12:34 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth S
VictoriaThu 12:34 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 11:34 AM1021 km635 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 11:34 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 11:34 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 11:34 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 2:34 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE
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