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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 26' South
Longitude: 50° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.24 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1020.55 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.6"2.15 miwest0° 21' 49.9"25.01 minorth25.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 06' North
Longitude: 176° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.31 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"948.94 miwest0° 04' 07.8"4.74 misouth949.15 mi
24 hours348° 25' 16.8"757.01 miwest2° 03' 47.5"141.90 misouth774.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaThu 11:52 AM223 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouThu 11:52 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
MutsamuduThu 11:52 AM653 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniThu 11:52 AM756 km470 miles408 nmWest W
ToamasinaThu 11:52 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth S
VictoriaThu 12:52 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoThu 11:52 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:52 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:52 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisThu 12:52 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmSoutheast SE
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