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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 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 48° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.66 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"1028.25 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 minorth1028.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.2"4.57 miwest0° 22' 10.8"25.41 minorth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 57° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 46.1"997.27 miwest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 minorth997.15 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.2"776.56 mieast3° 57' 19.3"271.85 minorth819.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:14 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:14 PM672 km417 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboTue 12:14 PM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:14 PM971 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamTue 11:14 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
BelémTue 12:14 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouth S
GeorgetownTue 11:14 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmWest W
BridgetownTue 11:14 AM1360 km845 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:14 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 11:14 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
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