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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° 33' 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"999.64 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 minorth999.62 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: 163° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.5 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' 59.5"983.24 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 minorth983.59 mi
24 hours12° 06' 41.2"822.25 mieast4° 13' 12.6"290.05 minorth876.77 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 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayThu 12:14 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonThu 12:14 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
Puerto CabezasThu 11:14 AM447 km278 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW
George Town (Cayman)Thu 12:14 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 1:14 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Thu 1:14 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Thu 1:14 PM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 12:14 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
San JoseThu 11:14 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
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