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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 34' South
Longitude: 57° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.80 meters/second, 1630.1 km/hour, 1012.9 miles/hour or 880.2 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"1012.81 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1012.84 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 54' North
Longitude: 114° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"979.88 miwest0° 08' 37.8"9.89 minorth979.65 mi
24 hours11° 17' 12.5"761.15 mieast3° 07' 09.1"214.46 minorth785.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 12:24 PM841 km522 miles454 nmSouth S
VictoriaFri 12:24 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 12:24 PM939 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoFri 11:24 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 11:24 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 2:24 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:24 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 11:24 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaFri 11:24 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweFri 10:24 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmWest W
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