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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 10' North
Longitude: 48° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.25 meters/second, 1653.3 km/hour, 1027.3 miles/hour or 892.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1027.32 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 minorth1027.30 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.0"4.49 miwest0° 22' 02.6"25.25 minorth25.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 06' North
Longitude: 46° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.87 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.4"986.12 miwest0° 09' 12.8"10.56 minorth985.91 mi
24 hours11° 24' 08.5"774.04 mieast3° 23' 15.0"232.88 minorth803.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 12:14 PM556 km346 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:14 PM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboWed 12:14 PM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:14 PM973 km605 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamWed 11:14 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 12:14 PM1063 km660 miles574 nmSouth S
GeorgetownWed 11:14 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest W
BridgetownWed 11:14 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainWed 11:14 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownWed 11:14 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
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