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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° 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 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 BolívarMon 11:44 AM80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad GuayanaMon 11:44 AM127 km79 miles69 nmNortheast NE
MaturínMon 11:44 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
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
San Fernando de ApureMon 11:44 AM459 km285 miles248 nmWest W
ScarboroughMon 12:14 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
Puerto AyacuchoMon 11:44 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaracasMon 11:44 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
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