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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, October 3, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 04' South
Longitude: 60° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.77 meters/second, 1666.0 km/hour, 1035.2 miles/hour or 899.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1035.25 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.6"5.30 miwest0° 23' 09.3"26.52 misouth27.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 33' North
Longitude: 40° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.42 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"1005.31 miwest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 misouth1005.40 mi
24 hours11° 21' 10.0"785.30 mieast4° 21' 23.8"299.36 misouth839.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 11:44 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 1:44 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleThu 12:44 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 11:44 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuThu 10:44 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 11:44 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniThu 10:44 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoThu 10:44 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:14 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamThu 10:44 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmWest W
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