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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 = Monday, February 18, 2013 at 8:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 55° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.57 meters/second, 1636.5 km/hour, 1016.8 miles/hour or 883.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.95 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.95 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.3"1016.73 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1016.76 mi
24 hours0° 01' 23.3"1.57 miWest0° 21' 19.9"24.44 miNorth24.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' North, Longitude: 147° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.0"944.25 miWest0° 02' 41.7"3.09 miNorth944.12 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.3"755.15 miEast0° 38' 51.5"44.55 miNorth754.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:30 PM765 km476 miles413 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 12:30 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
ToamasinaMon 11:30 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 12:30 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 11:30 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 11:30 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 2:30 PM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:30 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 11:30 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaMon 11:30 AM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmWest-northwest WNW

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