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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 53° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.24 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"1027.31 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 minorth1027.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 55.9"4.49 miwest0° 22' 02.5"25.25 minorth25.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' North, Longitude: 52° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.1"985.92 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 minorth985.72 mi
24 hours11° 24' 14.9"774.01 mieast3° 22' 39.4"232.20 minorth803.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboWed 12:36 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:36 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 12:36 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:36 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamWed 11:36 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownWed 11:36 AM486 km302 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
LindenWed 11:36 AM531 km330 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
ScarboroughWed 11:36 AM814 km506 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownWed 11:36 AM824 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoWed 11:36 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
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