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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 52° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.81 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"1012.83 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1012.86 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.4"0.96 miwest0° 20' 46.5"23.80 minorth23.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 109° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.3"979.69 miwest0° 08' 36.4"9.86 minorth979.46 mi
24 hours11° 17' 16.1"761.08 mieast3° 06' 33.7"213.79 minorth785.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 11:44 AM324 km201 miles175 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 11:44 AM690 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouFri 11:44 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest W
MutsamuduFri 11:44 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:44 AM867 km539 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaFri 12:44 PM947 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 11:44 AM978 km608 miles528 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 12:44 PM981 km609 miles530 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeFri 11:44 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisFri 12:44 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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