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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 = Tuesday, May 7, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 22' 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"16.54 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.1"992.45 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth992.42 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° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 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"989.82 miWest0° 09' 26.3"10.81 miNorth989.64 mi
24 hours11° 14' 01.6"765.06 miEast3° 30' 36.2"241.27 miNorth797.77 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 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:14 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest W
CastriesTue 11:14 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauTue 11:14 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 11:14 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 11:14 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest W
KingstownTue 11:14 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 12:14 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 12:14 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Tue 11:14 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W

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