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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= 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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 58° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 kilometres/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 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"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1003.03 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miWest0° 18' 47.9"21.54 miSouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' South, Longitude: 42° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 440.17 meters/second, 1584.6 kilometres/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 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' 28.6"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.3"984.44 miWest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 miSouth984.24 mi
24 hours12° 51' 54.2"874.78 miEast3° 38' 25.5"250.24 miSouth904.30 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 LouisSat 11:50 AM598 km372 miles323 nm S
Saint-DenisSat 11:50 AM739 km459 miles399 nm SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 11:50 AM757 km470 miles409 nm SE
Saint-PaulSat 11:50 AM760 km472 miles410 nm SSW
Saint-PierreSat 11:50 AM784 km487 miles423 nm SSW
VictoriaSat 11:50 AM1174 km730 miles634 nm NNW
AntananarivoSat 10:50 AM1243 km772 miles671 nm WSW
MoroniSat 10:50 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nm W
Diego GarciaSat 1:50 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nm ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 10:50 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nm WNW