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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 = Wednesday, October 30, 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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 59° 55' 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"1007.39 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miSouth1007.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.73 miWest0° 19' 29.9"22.34 miSouth22.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' North, Longitude: 9° 23' 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 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"1005.16 miWest0° 10' 32.6"12.07 miSouth1005.29 mi
24 hours11° 09' 08.5"770.88 miEast4° 17' 26.7"294.81 miSouth825.67 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 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Wed 11:44 AM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisWed 11:44 AM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaWed 11:44 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoWed 10:44 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaWed 1:44 PM1546 km960 miles835 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniWed 10:44 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest W
MogadishuWed 10:44 AM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamWed 10:44 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 12:44 PM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmNortheast NE

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