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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 19' South
Longitude: 55° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.04 meters/second, 1652.5 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1026.85 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.3"3.07 miwest0° 22' 38.4"25.93 minorth26.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 39' South
Longitude: 27° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.22 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.5"973.47 miwest0° 09' 25.0"10.79 minorth973.83 mi
24 hours13° 41' 01.4"923.63 mieast4° 07' 03.5"283.03 minorth972.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 12:30 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 12:30 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmSouth S
MoroniThu 11:30 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 12:30 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmSouth S
AntananarivoThu 11:30 AM1449 km901 miles783 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuThu 11:30 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamThu 11:30 AM1786 km1110 miles965 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 2:30 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmEast E
DodomaThu 11:30 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest W
NairobiThu 11:30 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmWest-northwest WNW
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