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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:40:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' South, Longitude: 62° 07' 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"1034.08 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.07 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° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.00 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"993.04 miWest0° 10' 20.9"11.85 miSouth992.90 mi
24 hours12° 16' 36.4"840.83 miEast3° 56' 19.3"270.70 miSouth878.81 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 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:40 PM1171 km728 miles633 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleSat 12:40 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 11:40 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:40 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 10:40 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 10:40 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:10 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 10:40 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboSat 1:10 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE

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