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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 47° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.70 meters/second, 1640.5 km/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.35 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.38 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.7"1.96 miwest0° 21' 40.5"24.83 minorth24.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 162° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.15 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.70 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.84 miwest0° 01' 54.3"2.18 misouth941.94 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.1"756.01 mieast1° 11' 40.5"82.18 misouth763.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaWed 12:02 PM242 km151 miles131 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouWed 12:02 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduWed 12:02 PM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniWed 12:02 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaWed 12:02 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaWed 12:02 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoWed 12:02 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth S
AntsirabeWed 12:02 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamWed 12:02 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaWed 1:02 PM1098 km683 miles593 nmNortheast NE
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