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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 = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 3:14:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 48° 11' 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"1027.25 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miNorth1027.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.0"4.49 miWest0° 22' 02.6"25.25 miNorth25.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' North, Longitude: 46° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.88 meters/second, 1587.2 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"986.06 miWest0° 09' 12.8"10.56 miNorth985.85 mi
24 hours11° 24' 08.2"773.99 miEast3° 23' 16.7"232.90 miNorth803.54 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 PM580 km361 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:14 PM709 km441 miles383 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboWed 12:14 PM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:14 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 12:14 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmSouth S
GeorgetownWed 11:14 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmWest W
BridgetownWed 11:14 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainWed 11:14 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownWed 11:14 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesWed 11:14 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest-northwest WNW

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