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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 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 00' North
Longitude: 88° 09' 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"992.36 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth992.33 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 30' North
Longitude: 113° 58' 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"988.59 miwest0° 09' 18.0"10.65 minorth988.40 mi
24 hours11° 14' 56.5"765.18 mieast3° 26' 49.7"236.97 minorth796.52 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 AM9 km5 miles5 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CityTue 11:48 AM55 km34 miles30 nmNorth N
BelmopanTue 11:48 AM72 km45 miles39 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PedroTue 11:48 AM104 km64 miles56 nmNorth N
Punta GordaTue 11:48 AM122 km76 miles66 nmSouthwest SW
Orange Walk TownTue 11:48 AM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TelaTue 11:48 AM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CholomaTue 11:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth S
Chetumal *Tue 12:48 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth N
San Pedro SulaTue 11:48 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
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