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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 59' North
Longitude: 83° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1002.48 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth1002.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.87 miwest0° 18' 08.1"20.78 misouth20.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 16' North
Longitude: 155° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.26 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.2"935.34 miwest0° 01' 35.5"1.83 minorth935.26 mi
24 hours11° 53' 17.5"766.50 mieast0° 10' 13.0"11.72 minorth766.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La CeibaSat 11:36 AM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-northwest WNW
TegucigalpaSat 11:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSat 11:36 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaSat 11:36 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:36 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CholomaSat 11:36 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
AlajuelaSat 11:36 AM566 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseSat 11:36 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San MiguelSat 11:36 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CitySat 11:36 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
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