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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 5:38:00 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 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' North, Longitude: 85° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 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"992.30 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth992.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.8"0.88 miWest0° 16' 13.8"18.60 miNorth18.62 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.02 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"988.62 miWest0° 09' 18.7"10.67 miNorth988.42 mi
24 hours11° 14' 52.5"765.12 miEast3° 27' 06.1"237.27 miNorth796.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuanajaTue 11:38 AM83 km51 miles45 nmSouthwest SW
RoatánTue 11:38 AM146 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
La CeibaTue 11:38 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
San PedroTue 11:38 AM294 km182 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
DangrigaTue 11:38 AM304 km189 miles164 nmWest W
Belize CityTue 11:38 AM305 km190 miles165 nmWest W
CholomaTue 11:38 AM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
Chetumal *Tue 12:38 PM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
Orange Walk TownTue 11:38 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelmopanTue 11:38 AM363 km226 miles196 nmWest W

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