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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 Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 41' South
Longitude: 61° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.98 meters/second, 1666.7 km/hour, 1035.7 miles/hour or 900.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.7"1035.72 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1035.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.7"5.40 miwest0° 23' 12.1"26.57 misouth27.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 47' North
Longitude: 29° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"1002.45 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 misouth1002.65 mi
24 hours11° 04' 46.1"763.77 mieast4° 14' 00.6"290.90 misouth818.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 11:44 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 1:44 PM1321 km821 miles714 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleWed 12:44 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuWed 10:44 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisWed 11:44 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisWed 11:44 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniWed 10:44 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:14 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoWed 10:44 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboWed 1:14 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmEast-northeast ENE
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