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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 29, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 13' South
Longitude: 80° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.37 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.40 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth953.40 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.2"7.71 mieast0° 03' 47.0"4.34 minorth8.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 08' South
Longitude: 33° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.5"953.65 miwest0° 05' 51.1"6.71 misouth953.43 mi
24 hours14° 10' 09.5"936.71 mieast1° 49' 10.6"125.15 misouth940.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:40 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSun 12:40 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSun 10:40 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:40 AM2568 km1595 miles1386 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:40 AM3031 km1883 miles1636 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 11:40 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM3364 km2090 miles1817 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:40 PM3418 km2124 miles1846 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSun 9:40 AM3425 km2128 miles1850 nmWest W
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