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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 5:48:00 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 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' North, Longitude: 87° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 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"992.29 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth992.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.7"0.88 miWest0° 16' 13.8"18.60 miNorth18.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 30' North, Longitude: 113° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 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' 02.5"988.53 miWest0° 09' 18.0"10.66 miNorth988.34 mi
24 hours11° 14' 56.0"765.12 miEast3° 26' 51.4"236.99 miNorth796.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DangrigaTue 11:48 AM38 km23 miles20 nmWest W
Belize CityTue 11:48 AM65 km40 miles35 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanTue 11:48 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PedroTue 11:48 AM102 km63 miles55 nmNorth N
Orange Walk TownTue 11:48 AM140 km87 miles76 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Punta GordaTue 11:48 AM142 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
TelaTue 11:48 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CholomaTue 11:48 AM155 km96 miles83 nmSouth S
RoatánTue 11:48 AM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Pedro SulaTue 11:48 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth S

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