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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 50' South
Longitude: 74° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.8"963.02 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth963.00 mi
24 hours0° 05' 43.0"6.12 mieast0° 09' 01.5"10.35 misouth12.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 49' South
Longitude: 50° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.48 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.5"960.51 miwest0° 07' 11.1"8.24 misouth960.26 mi
24 hours14° 01' 24.8"933.38 mieast2° 23' 43.5"164.74 misouth942.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:50 PM1620 km1006 miles874 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 10:50 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:50 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 10:50 AM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 10:50 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 9:50 AM2830 km1758 miles1528 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:50 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:50 AM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:20 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 9:50 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmWest-northwest WNW
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