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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' South, Longitude: 60° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"1001.57 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.54 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.3"0.17 mieast0° 18' 33.1"21.26 misouth21.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 58° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.25 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.1"968.91 miwest0° 08' 14.1"9.44 misouth968.67 mi
24 hours13° 33' 24.6"909.13 mieast2° 52' 37.9"197.83 misouth924.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 11:40 AM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:40 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 11:40 AM1308 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSun 10:40 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 1:40 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniSun 10:40 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 10:40 AM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 12:40 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSun 10:40 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaSun 10:40 AM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-northwest WNW
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