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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, December 1, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 62° 16' 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"962.92 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth962.90 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 Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 38° 37' 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' 48.3"959.90 miwest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 misouth959.65 mi
24 hours14° 02' 56.2"934.55 mieast2° 21' 35.2"162.28 misouth942.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 11:40 AM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 11:40 AM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 11:40 AM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 10:40 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:40 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSun 11:40 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:40 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniSun 10:40 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 10:40 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaputoSun 9:40 AM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmWest-southwest WSW
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