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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 08:38:00.

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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).

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Position of the Sun: Subsolar Point

On Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' South, Longitude: 53° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 435.23 meters/second, 1566.8 kilometres/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 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° 14' 59.7"16.23 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.6"973.26 miWest0° 00' 31.9"0.61 miNorth973.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.4"4.81 miEast0° 12' 56.4"14.84 miNorth15.60 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 44' North, Longitude: 125° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 451.06 meters/second, 1623.8 kilometres/hour, 1009.0 miles/hour or 876.8 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' 35.1"16.81 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miNorth16.82 mi
1 hour14° 35' 12.8"1008.90 miWest0° 12' 38.7"14.48 miNorth1008.98 mi
24 hours9° 53' 13.1"683.83 miEast4° 59' 06.8"342.54 miNorth763.71 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Saint-PaulTue 12:38 pm232 km144 miles125 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisTue 12:38 pm245 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-PierreTue 12:38 pm266 km165 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisTue 12:38 pm450 km279 miles243 nmEast E
ToamasinaTue 11:38 am462 km287 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoTue 11:38 am613 km381 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeTue 11:38 am646 km401 miles349 nmWest W
FianarantsoaTue 11:38 am649 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 11:38 am1423 km884 miles769 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaTue 12:38 pm1747 km1085 miles943 nmNorth N

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