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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 Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 03' North
Longitude: 48° 16' 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"1030.00 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1029.99 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 45' South
Longitude: 80° 42' 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' 14.4"1004.00 miwest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 minorth1004.14 mi
24 hours11° 24' 36.7"788.94 mieast4° 33' 17.5"312.98 minorth848.87 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 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:14 PM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 12:14 PM775 km482 miles418 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:14 PM940 km584 miles507 nmSouth S
Nieuw NickerieSun 12:14 PM973 km604 miles525 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:14 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 11:14 AM1412 km877 miles763 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:14 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:14 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint George'sSun 11:14 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
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