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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 Monday, February 18, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 55° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.57 meters/second, 1636.5 km/hour, 1016.9 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"1016.80 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1016.83 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 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"944.31 miwest0° 02' 41.5"3.09 minorth944.18 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.7"755.20 mieast0° 38' 49.0"44.51 minorth754.96 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 PM764 km475 miles412 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 12:30 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouth S
ToamasinaMon 11:30 AM999 km620 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 12:30 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 11:30 AM1201 km746 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 11:30 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 11:30 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 11:30 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaMon 2:30 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-northeast ENE
DodomaMon 11:30 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
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