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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 16:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 26' North
Longitude: 63° 20' 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"1029.11 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1029.09 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 59' North
Longitude: 83° 49' 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"1003.62 miwest0° 11' 11.3"12.81 minorth1003.61 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.0"780.76 mieast4° 20' 24.2"298.24 minorth833.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad GuayanaMon 11:44 AM127 km79 miles69 nmNortheast NE
San FernandoMon 12:14 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChaguanasMon 12:14 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port of SpainMon 12:14 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ScarboroughMon 12:14 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
CaracasMon 11:44 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
Saint George'sMon 12:14 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracayMon 11:44 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
Georgetown (Guyana)Mon 12:14 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
LindenMon 12:14 PM582 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
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