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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' North, Longitude: 60° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"963.01 miwest0° 00' 21.6"0.41 minorth962.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.2"2.34 mieast0° 08' 29.0"9.73 minorth10.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 162° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.3"991.86 miwest0° 10' 59.8"12.60 minorth992.17 mi
24 hours11° 59' 05.3"820.50 mieast4° 30' 04.4"309.33 minorth880.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyThu 12:00 Noon463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Thu 12:00 Noon477 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotThu 12:00 Noon479 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaThu 12:00 Noon484 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles289 nmSouth S
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:00 Noon540 km335 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownThu 12:00 Noon545 km339 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
Charlotte AmalieThu 12:00 Noon575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
BradesThu 12:00 Noon580 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChristianstedThu 12:00 Noon606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
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