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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 17, 2013 at 4:02:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' North, Longitude: 60° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.90 meters/second, 1641.3 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.73 miWest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 miNorth1019.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.7"3.79 miWest0° 20' 54.8"23.96 miNorth24.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' North, Longitude: 22° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.97 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"958.05 miWest0° 05' 15.1"6.02 miSouth958.30 mi
24 hours11° 14' 14.0"741.08 miEast2° 27' 41.7"169.27 miSouth764.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ScarboroughWed 12:02 PM56 km35 miles30 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChaguanasWed 12:02 PM88 km55 miles48 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainWed 12:02 PM97 km60 miles52 nmWest W
San FernandoWed 12:02 PM103 km64 miles55 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sWed 12:02 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
KingstownWed 12:02 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BridgetownWed 12:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaturínWed 11:32 AM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vieux FortWed 12:02 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth N
CastriesWed 12:02 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth N

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