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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 = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 8:24:00 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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 57° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 452.80 meters/second, 1630.1 kilometres/hour, 1012.9 miles/hour or 880.2 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"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"1012.74 miWest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 miNorth1012.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.2"0.96 miWest0° 20' 46.3"23.80 miNorth23.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 114° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.2 kilometres/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 31.8"16.33 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"979.82 miWest0° 08' 37.8"9.89 miNorth979.59 mi
24 hours11° 17' 12.2"761.10 miEast3° 07' 11.1"214.49 miNorth785.82 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
Port LouisFri 12:24 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth S
VictoriaFri 12:24 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 12:24 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-PaulFri 12:24 PM964 km599 miles521 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-PierreFri 12:24 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 12:24 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoFri 11:24 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 11:24 AM1557 km967 miles840 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 2:24 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:24 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest-northwest WNW

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