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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

UTC time = Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 7:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 4° 04' South, Longitude: 61° 16' 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"1035.17 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.6"5.30 miWest0° 23' 09.3"26.52 miSouth27.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' North, Longitude: 40° 40' 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"16.75 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"1005.24 miWest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 miSouth1005.33 mi
24 hours11° 21' 09.1"785.23 miEast4° 21' 23.6"299.34 miSouth839.91 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 AM648 km402 miles350 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 1:44 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleThu 12:44 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 11:44 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuThu 10:44 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 11:44 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniThu 10:44 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoThu 10:44 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:14 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 1:14 PM2397 km1490 miles1294 nmEast-northeast ENE

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