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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 = Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:02:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' North, Longitude: 76° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.66 meters/second, 1579.2 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"980.96 miWest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 miNorth980.93 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.6"0.36 miEast0° 13' 47.4"15.81 miNorth15.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' North, Longitude: 10° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.62 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.13 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.6"967.54 miWest0° 06' 33.5"7.52 miSouth967.83 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.7"731.97 miEast2° 56' 20.0"202.05 miSouth764.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonWed 12:02 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de Cuba *Wed 1:02 PM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth-northeast NNE
May PenWed 12:02 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
Montego BayWed 12:02 PM170 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
Holguín *Wed 1:02 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth N
Camagüey *Wed 1:02 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gonaïves *Wed 1:02 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast E
Port-au-Prince *Wed 1:02 PM432 km269 miles233 nmEast E
Cap-Haïtien *Wed 1:02 PM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Wed 12:02 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W

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