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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 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 88° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.35 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 02.5"993.81 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.80 minorth993.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 56.5"1.04 miwest0° 16' 30.7"18.93 minorth18.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' North, Longitude: 125° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.2"999.06 miwest0° 10' 24.3"11.92 minorth998.96 mi
24 hours11° 08' 25.8"765.66 mieast3° 57' 50.4"272.44 minorth809.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DangrigaMon 11:48 AM28 km17 miles15 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Belize CityMon 11:48 AM86 km53 miles46 nmNorth N
BelmopanMon 11:48 AM89 km56 miles48 nmNorthwest NW
Punta GordaMon 11:48 AM100 km62 miles54 nmSouthwest SW
CholomaMon 11:48 AM125 km78 miles68 nmSouth S
TelaMon 11:48 AM127 km79 miles69 nmSoutheast SE
San PedroMon 11:48 AM133 km83 miles72 nmNorth N
San Pedro SulaMon 11:48 AM144 km89 miles78 nmSouth S
Orange Walk TownMon 11:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RoatánMon 11:48 AM176 km109 miles95 nmEast-southeast ESE
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