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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' South, Longitude: 61° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.29 meters/second, 1664.2 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.16 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.7"5.09 miwest0° 23' 02.5"26.39 misouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 64° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.99 meters/second, 1598.4 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.9"993.10 miwest0° 10' 20.9"11.85 misouth992.96 mi
24 hours12° 16' 38.0"840.91 mieast3° 56' 18.0"270.70 misouth878.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 11:40 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:40 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleSat 12:40 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 11:40 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:40 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 10:40 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 10:40 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 10:40 AM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:10 PM2234 km1388 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 1:10 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
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