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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 3:24:00 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 15:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 50° 38' 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"1028.18 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miNorth1028.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.2"4.57 miWest0° 22' 10.8"25.40 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° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 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"997.15 miWest0° 10' 26.1"11.95 miNorth997.03 mi
24 hours11° 18' 50.4"776.49 miEast3° 57' 08.3"271.63 miNorth818.87 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 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:24 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 12:24 PM547 km340 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:24 PM733 km455 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamTue 11:24 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownTue 11:24 AM839 km522 miles453 nmWest W
LindenTue 11:24 AM867 km539 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 12:24 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 11:24 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:24 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmWest-northwest WNW

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