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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 = Monday, April 8, 2013 at 3:04:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' North, Longitude: 45° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.06 meters/second, 1656.2 km/hour, 1029.1 miles/hour or 894.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1029.08 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1029.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.2"4.65 miWest0° 22' 18.8"25.56 miNorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 66° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.0"1003.73 miWest0° 11' 12.8"12.84 miNorth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 18' 14.3"781.00 miEast4° 21' 18.8"299.26 miNorth834.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:04 PM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:04 PM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:04 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:04 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:04 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 12:04 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownMon 11:04 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:04 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownMon 11:04 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesMon 11:04 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW

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