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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 16:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' North, Longitude: 63° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.04 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' 10.1"1029.04 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1029.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.0"4.65 miwest0° 22' 18.4"25.55 minorth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 16:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 83° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.66 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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' 40.7"1003.55 miwest0° 11' 11.3"12.81 minorth1003.55 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.1"780.71 mieast4° 20' 25.0"298.24 minorth833.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad BolívarMon 11:44 AM94 km58 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad GuayanaMon 11:44 AM112 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaturínMon 11:44 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
San FernandoMon 12:14 PM360 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChaguanasMon 12:14 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port of SpainMon 12:14 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ScarboroughMon 12:14 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Fernando de ApureMon 11:44 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest W
Saint George'sMon 12:14 PM530 km330 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaracasMon 11:44 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
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