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Day and Night World Map

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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 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 59' North
Longitude: 73° 09' 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"992.42 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth992.39 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 21' North
Longitude: 99° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 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"989.10 miwest0° 09' 21.3"10.72 minorth988.91 mi
24 hours11° 14' 34.9"765.15 mieast3° 28' 18.1"238.65 minorth797.02 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 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Gonaïves *Tue 12:48 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
Cap-Haïtien *Tue 12:48 PM323 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de los CaballerosTue 12:48 PM376 km233 miles203 nmNortheast NE
Santo DomingoTue 12:48 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonTue 11:48 AM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PlataTue 12:48 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
Santiago de Cuba *Tue 12:48 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
May PenTue 11:48 AM448 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
Montego BayTue 11:48 AM532 km330 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
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