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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 08:42:00.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' South, Longitude: 52° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 456.65 meters/second, 1643.9 kilometres/hour, 1021.5 miles/hour or 887.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1021.41 miWest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 miNorth1021.43 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.7"2.26 miWest0° 21' 57.6"25.16 miNorth25.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 127° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.8 kilometres/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.27 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.7"975.85 miWest0° 09' 02.9"10.37 miNorth975.61 mi
24 hours12° 51' 37.6"866.88 miEast3° 16' 27.4"225.11 miNorth889.65 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaThu 11:42 am456 km284 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 12:42 pm675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouThu 11:42 am884 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
MutsamuduThu 11:42 am952 km592 miles514 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToamasinaThu 11:42 am961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FomboniThu 11:42 am1025 km637 miles553 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniThu 11:42 am1065 km662 miles575 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 11:42 am1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisThu 12:42 pm1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 pm1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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