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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 3:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 53° 42' 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"1027.24 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miNorth1027.22 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: 51° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.9 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"985.86 miWest0° 09' 11.6"10.53 miNorth985.66 mi
24 hours11° 24' 14.4"773.96 miEast3° 22' 41.3"232.22 miNorth803.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:36 PM297 km185 miles161 nmSouth S
ParamariboWed 12:36 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneWed 12:36 PM388 km241 miles209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:36 PM440 km273 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamWed 11:36 AM473 km294 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownWed 11:36 AM516 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
LindenWed 11:36 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
ScarboroughWed 11:36 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownWed 11:36 AM847 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoWed 11:36 AM885 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW

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