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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 30, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 52' South
Longitude: 59° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.42 meters/second, 1621.5 km/hour, 1007.6 miles/hour or 875.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"1007.46 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 misouth1007.43 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.73 miwest0° 19' 29.9"22.34 misouth22.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 09' North
Longitude: 9° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"1005.23 miwest0° 10' 32.6"12.08 misouth1005.36 mi
24 hours11° 09' 09.6"770.95 mieast4° 17' 27.0"294.84 misouth825.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisWed 11:44 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisWed 11:44 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaWed 11:44 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoWed 10:44 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaWed 1:44 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniWed 10:44 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamWed 10:44 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuWed 10:44 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 12:44 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
DodomaWed 10:44 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-northwest WNW
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