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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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 17:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 34' North, Longitude: 79° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"999.58 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 minorth999.55 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.3"1.69 miwest0° 17' 36.0"20.17 minorth20.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 162° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.4"983.16 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 minorth983.51 mi
24 hours12° 06' 42.9"822.22 mieast4° 13' 11.6"290.01 minorth876.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
May PenThu 12:14 PM342 km212 miles185 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayThu 12:14 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonThu 12:14 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Thu 12:14 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasThu 11:14 AM475 km295 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 1:14 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Thu 1:14 PM658 km409 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Thu 1:14 PM669 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 12:14 PM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth S
Port-au-Prince *Thu 1:14 PM807 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
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