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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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 55° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.99 meters/second, 1634.4 km/hour, 1015.6 miles/hour or 882.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"1015.50 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1015.53 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.7"1.37 miwest0° 21' 09.2"24.23 minorth24.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' North, Longitude: 135° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"953.42 miwest0° 04' 50.9"5.56 minorth953.21 mi
24 hours11° 30' 24.8"755.49 mieast1° 31' 50.1"105.29 minorth759.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:30 PM803 km499 miles433 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 12:30 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaSun 11:30 AM971 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 12:30 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSun 11:30 AM1176 km730 miles635 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSun 11:30 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 11:30 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 2:30 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 11:30 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 11:30 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmWest-northwest WNW
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