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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 15:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 50° 54' 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 60° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 meters/second, 1604.9 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"997.21 miwest0° 10' 26.0"11.95 minorth997.09 mi
24 hours11° 18' 50.6"776.54 mieast3° 57' 07.1"271.62 minorth818.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:24 PM353 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:24 PM429 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 12:24 PM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:24 PM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamTue 11:24 AM751 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownTue 11:24 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest W
LindenTue 11:24 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 12:24 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 11:24 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:24 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmWest-northwest WNW
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