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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 = Monday, May 6, 2013 at 3:14:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 21' 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"993.90 miWest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 miNorth993.87 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° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 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"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.3"999.86 miWest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 miNorth999.77 mi
24 hours11° 08' 03.4"765.85 miEast4° 00' 37.0"275.59 miNorth810.65 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 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:14 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest W
CastriesMon 11:14 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 11:14 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 11:14 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 11:14 AM1332 km827 miles719 nmWest W
KingstownMon 11:14 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 12:14 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 11:14 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest W

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