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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 49° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.77 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.1"992.52 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth992.49 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.6"0.90 miwest0° 16' 15.6"18.64 minorth18.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' North, Longitude: 76° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.1"989.88 miwest0° 09' 26.3"10.81 minorth989.70 mi
24 hours11° 14' 01.9"765.12 mieast3° 30' 34.7"241.26 minorth797.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownTue 11:14 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:14 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest W
CastriesTue 11:14 AM1259 km783 miles680 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauTue 11:14 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 11:14 AM1295 km804 miles699 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 11:14 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest W
KingstownTue 11:14 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:14 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 12:14 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Tue 11:14 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmWest W
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