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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 57' South
Longitude: 55° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.47 meters/second, 1654.1 km/hour, 1027.8 miles/hour or 893.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1027.82 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.0"3.22 miwest0° 22' 45.3"26.06 minorth26.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 32' South
Longitude: 40° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.7"987.73 miwest0° 11' 06.3"12.72 minorth988.05 mi
24 hours13° 17' 41.2"909.51 mieast4° 37' 50.7"318.23 minorth967.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:30 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 12:30 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmSouth S
MoroniFri 11:30 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 12:30 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 11:30 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuFri 11:30 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:30 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 2:30 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast E
DodomaFri 11:30 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest W
NairobiFri 11:30 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-northwest WNW
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