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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 00' North
Longitude: 85° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 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"992.37 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth992.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.8"0.88 miwest0° 16' 13.8"18.61 minorth18.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 28' North
Longitude: 111° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.01 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"988.67 miwest0° 09' 18.6"10.67 minorth988.48 mi
24 hours11° 14' 52.9"765.17 mieast3° 27' 04.6"237.25 minorth796.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RoatánTue 11:38 AM121 km75 miles66 nmSouthwest SW
La CeibaTue 11:38 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
TelaTue 11:38 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouthwest SW
San PedroTue 11:38 AM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
DangrigaTue 11:38 AM274 km170 miles148 nmWest W
Belize CityTue 11:38 AM276 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
CholomaTue 11:38 AM290 km180 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
Chetumal *Tue 12:38 PM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Orange Walk TownTue 11:38 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelmopanTue 11:38 AM334 km207 miles180 nmWest W
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