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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 31, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 55° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.79 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"990.30 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.1"2.35 mieast0° 16' 56.3"19.42 minorth19.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' South, Longitude: 60° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.0"979.69 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.13 minorth980.05 mi
24 hours13° 35' 58.5"923.85 mieast4° 29' 26.1"308.63 minorth979.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 12:30 PM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 12:30 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth S
ToamasinaFri 11:30 AM660 km410 miles357 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:30 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 11:30 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 12:30 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 11:30 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:30 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:30 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmEast-northeast ENE
LilongweFri 10:30 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmWest W
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