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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

UTC time = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 8:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 55° 02' 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"1012.75 miWest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 miNorth1012.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.3"0.96 miWest0° 20' 46.4"23.80 miNorth23.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' North, Longitude: 112° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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"979.73 miWest0° 08' 37.1"9.87 miNorth979.49 mi
24 hours11° 17' 14.1"761.07 miEast3° 06' 53.5"214.15 miNorth785.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 11:34 AM625 km388 miles337 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 11:34 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaFri 12:34 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 12:34 PM881 km547 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 12:34 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 11:34 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 11:34 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamFri 11:34 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 11:34 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaFri 2:34 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE

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