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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 50' South
Longitude: 61° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.63 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"962.98 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth962.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 43.2"6.13 mieast0° 09' 00.8"10.34 misouth12.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 55' South
Longitude: 38° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.1"959.95 miwest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 misouth959.70 mi
24 hours14° 02' 58.2"934.65 mieast2° 21' 32.2"162.23 misouth942.94 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 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 11:40 AM686 km426 miles370 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 10:40 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:40 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 11:40 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSun 10:40 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:40 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:40 AM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoSun 9:40 AM3022 km1878 miles1632 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSun 9:40 AM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmWest-northwest WNW
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