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

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:14:00 PM.

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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

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 03' North, Longitude: 47° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.44 meters/second, 1657.6 km/hour, 1030.0 miles/hour or 895.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1029.93 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1029.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.1"4.73 miWest0° 22' 26.2"25.70 miNorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 46' South, Longitude: 80° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.3"1003.93 miWest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 miNorth1004.07 mi
24 hours11° 24' 37.3"788.89 miEast4° 33' 17.8"312.96 miNorth848.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:14 PM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:14 PM690 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 12:14 PM805 km500 miles435 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:14 PM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
Nieuw NickerieSun 12:14 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:14 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 11:14 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:14 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 12:14 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
KingstownSun 11:14 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW

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