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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 13' South
Longitude: 54° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.40 meters/second, 1632.3 km/hour, 1014.2 miles/hour or 881.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.4"1014.18 miwest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 minorth1014.21 mi
24 hours0° 01' 02.1"1.17 miwest0° 20' 58.0"24.02 minorth24.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 02' North
Longitude: 123° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.89 meters/second, 1554.8 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.2"965.94 miwest0° 06' 50.2"7.84 minorth965.70 mi
24 hours11° 23' 10.0"757.11 mieast2° 21' 32.7"162.24 minorth769.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 11:34 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 12:34 PM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
ToamasinaSat 11:34 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSat 12:34 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 12:34 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 11:34 AM1071 km666 miles579 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 11:34 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 11:34 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 11:34 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSat 2:34 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE
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