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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 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 54° 45' 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"1012.82 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1012.85 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° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 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"979.78 miwest0° 08' 37.1"9.87 minorth979.55 mi
24 hours11° 17' 14.2"761.11 mieast3° 06' 51.5"214.13 minorth785.73 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 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 11:34 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaFri 12:34 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 12:34 PM890 km553 miles481 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 12:34 PM923 km573 miles498 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 11:34 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 11:34 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamFri 11:34 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 11:34 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:34 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmEast-northeast ENE
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