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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' North, Longitude: 49° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.57 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.6"993.97 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 minorth993.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 57.3"1.06 miwest0° 16' 32.5"18.96 minorth18.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 87° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.02 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.3"999.93 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 minorth999.84 mi
24 hours11° 08' 03.6"765.90 mieast4° 00' 35.9"275.59 minorth810.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownMon 11:14 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:14 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmWest W
CastriesMon 11:14 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 11:14 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 11:14 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 11:14 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest W
KingstownMon 11:14 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 12:14 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 11:14 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest W
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