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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 15:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' North, Longitude: 50° 50' 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"1029.14 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1029.12 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' North, Longitude: 71° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 40.2"1003.75 miwest0° 11' 12.3"12.83 minorth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.0"780.96 mieast4° 21' 02.8"298.98 minorth834.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:24 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:24 PM412 km256 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 12:24 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieMon 12:24 PM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamMon 11:24 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:24 AM812 km505 miles438 nmWest W
LindenMon 11:24 AM836 km520 miles452 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:24 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownMon 11:24 AM1148 km714 miles620 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainMon 11:24 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmWest-northwest WNW
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