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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 25' North
Longitude: 48° 20' 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"1029.15 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1029.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.1"4.65 miwest0° 22' 18.7"25.56 minorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 48' North
Longitude: 69° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 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' 40.1"1003.77 miwest0° 11' 12.6"12.84 minorth1003.77 mi
24 hours11° 18' 13.1"781.01 mieast4° 21' 10.3"299.12 minorth834.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:14 PM521 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:14 PM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieMon 12:14 PM971 km603 miles524 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:14 PM981 km610 miles530 nmSouth S
New AmsterdamMon 11:14 AM1023 km636 miles553 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:14 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmWest W
BridgetownMon 11:14 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:14 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownMon 11:14 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest-northwest WNW
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