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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 68° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.62 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.14 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.16 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.3"7.31 mieast0° 06' 05.4"6.99 minorth10.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 94° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.25 meters/second, 1563.3 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.6"971.24 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 minorth971.61 mi
24 hours13° 39' 43.5"920.44 mieast4° 08' 40.8"284.88 minorth970.12 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)Fri 11:30 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 1:30 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:30 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 10:30 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorthwest NW
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:30 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmSouth S
MoroniFri 10:30 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:30 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth N
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