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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 = Thursday, October 31, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 57° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.78 meters/second, 1619.2 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.77 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1005.94 miWest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 miSouth1005.91 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.1"0.50 miWest0° 19' 16.3"22.08 miSouth22.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 10' South, Longitude: 18° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.8"1004.12 miWest0° 10' 50.8"12.42 miSouth1004.13 mi
24 hours11° 35' 27.8"801.19 miEast4° 18' 59.6"296.60 miSouth852.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 11:54 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisThu 11:54 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 11:54 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaThu 10:54 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:54 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 10:54 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniThu 10:54 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 1:54 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamThu 10:54 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 10:54 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorthwest NW

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