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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: 55° 03' 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"1011.38 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 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"992.33 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 zenith

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

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
VictoriaThu 12:34 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 11:34 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 11:34 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 11:34 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 11:34 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 2:34 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast-northeast ENE
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