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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° 51' 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"990.23 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.1"2.35 mieast0° 16' 56.3"19.41 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° 54' South, Longitude: 60° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.98 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 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' 17.9"979.61 miwest0° 10' 35.0"12.12 minorth979.97 mi
24 hours13° 36' 00.1"923.81 mieast4° 29' 24.7"308.58 minorth979.67 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 PM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 12:30 PM392 km243 miles211 nmSouth S
ToamasinaFri 11:30 AM690 km429 miles372 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 11:30 AM899 km558 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 11:30 AM971 km604 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 12:30 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 11:30 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 2:30 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:30 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweFri 10:30 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest W
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