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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' North, Longitude: 88° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.52 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"990.91 miwest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 minorth990.88 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.72 miwest0° 15' 56.5"18.27 minorth18.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 102° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.10 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.26 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.5"975.39 miwest0° 07' 48.7"8.95 minorth975.16 mi
24 hours11° 24' 38.6"766.15 mieast2° 47' 14.3"191.66 minorth784.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belize CityWed 11:48 AM25 km16 miles14 nmNorth N
DangrigaWed 11:48 AM35 km21 miles19 nmSouth S
BelmopanWed 11:48 AM65 km40 miles35 nmWest W
San PedroWed 11:48 AM75 km46 miles40 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Orange Walk TownWed 11:48 AM99 km61 miles53 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Chetumal *Wed 12:48 PM136 km85 miles74 nmNorth N
Punta GordaWed 11:48 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TelaWed 11:48 AM181 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CholomaWed 11:48 AM186 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
RoatánWed 11:48 AM203 km126 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
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