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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 4:48:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' North, Longitude: 72° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.73 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 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"992.35 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth992.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.1"0.89 miWest0° 16' 14.5"18.62 miNorth18.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' North, Longitude: 99° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.2"989.04 miWest0° 09' 21.3"10.72 miNorth988.85 mi
24 hours11° 14' 34.6"765.10 miEast3° 28' 19.8"238.67 miNorth796.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-au-Prince *Tue 12:48 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Juan de la MaguanaTue 12:48 PM266 km165 miles143 nmNortheast NE
Gonaïves *Tue 12:48 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth N
Cap-Haïtien *Tue 12:48 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Concepción de La VegaTue 12:48 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNortheast NE
Santo DomingoTue 12:48 PM351 km218 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago de los CaballerosTue 12:48 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
Puerto PlataTue 12:48 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNortheast NE
KingstonTue 11:48 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
La RomanaTue 12:48 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE

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