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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:04:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' North, Longitude: 45° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.67 meters/second, 1654.8 km/hour, 1028.2 miles/hour or 893.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.19 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miNorth1028.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.2"4.57 miWest0° 22' 10.9"25.41 miNorth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 55° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.87 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"997.28 miWest0° 10' 26.9"11.97 miNorth997.16 mi
24 hours11° 18' 47.7"776.53 miEast3° 57' 32.7"272.09 miNorth819.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:04 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:04 PM963 km599 miles520 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 12:04 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 12:04 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 11:04 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 12:04 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 11:04 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:04 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 11:04 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesTue 11:04 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmWest-northwest WNW

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