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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' North, Longitude: 45° 54' 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"1028.26 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 minorth1028.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.2"4.57 miwest0° 22' 10.9"25.41 minorth25.82 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° 34' 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"997.34 miwest0° 10' 26.9"11.97 minorth997.22 mi
24 hours11° 18' 47.8"776.58 mieast3° 57' 31.4"272.08 minorth819.12 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 PM778 km483 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:04 PM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboTue 12:04 PM1047 km650 miles565 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 12:04 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownTue 11:04 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 12:04 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 11:04 AM1612 km1001 miles870 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:04 AM1744 km1083 miles942 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 11:04 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesTue 11:04 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest-northwest WNW
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