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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 69° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.78 meters/second, 1630.0 km/hour, 1012.8 miles/hour or 880.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.88 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"1012.77 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1012.80 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.8"0.95 miwest0° 20' 45.9"23.79 minorth23.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' North, Longitude: 126° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.31 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.7"980.35 miwest0° 08' 41.2"9.95 minorth980.12 mi
24 hours11° 17' 03.4"761.35 mieast3° 08' 37.6"216.15 minorth786.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:34 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:34 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 11:34 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:34 AM1803 km1120 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:34 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:04 PM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 1:04 PM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:04 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 10:34 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 10:34 AM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmWest W
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