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Day and Night World Map

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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 16:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 48' North
Longitude: 63° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.65 meters/second, 1654.7 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"1028.21 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 minorth1028.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.0"4.57 miwest0° 22' 10.5"25.40 minorth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 16:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 20' North
Longitude: 72° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.67 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"996.89 miwest0° 10' 23.8"11.91 minorth996.76 mi
24 hours11° 18' 57.9"776.43 mieast3° 56' 05.6"270.45 minorth818.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad GuayanaTue 11:44 AM102 km64 miles55 nmNortheast NE
San FernandoTue 12:14 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNortheast NE
ChaguanasTue 12:14 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNortheast NE
Port of SpainTue 12:14 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ScarboroughTue 12:14 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
CaracasTue 11:44 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
Saint George'sTue 12:14 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracayTue 11:44 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
ValenciaTue 11:44 AM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
Georgetown (Guyana)Tue 12:14 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast E
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