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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 areas 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 7:54:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 57° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 450.41 meters/second, 1621.5 kilometres/hour, 1007.5 miles/hour or 875.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1007.38 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 miSouth1007.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.73 miWest0° 19' 29.7"22.34 miSouth22.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 08' North, Longitude: 6° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 kilometres/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 30.3"1005.17 miWest0° 10' 32.9"12.08 miSouth1005.30 mi
24 hours11° 09' 17.5"771.06 miEast4° 17' 29.7"294.87 miSouth825.85 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisWed 11:54 AM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisWed 11:54 AM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-PaulWed 11:54 AM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-PierreWed 11:54 AM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Wed 11:54 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaWed 10:54 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaWed 11:54 AM1045 km650 miles564 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoWed 10:54 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniWed 10:54 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 1:54 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmEast-northeast ENE

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