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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 70° 02' 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"1012.70 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1012.72 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° 59' 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"980.30 miwest0° 08' 41.2"9.95 minorth980.06 mi
24 hours11° 17' 03.3"761.30 mieast3° 08' 39.6"216.17 minorth786.48 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 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:34 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 11:34 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:34 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:34 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:04 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 1:04 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:04 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 10:34 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiFri 1:04 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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