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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 = Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 4:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 36' 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"962.95 miWest0° 00' 21.6"0.41 miNorth962.93 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° 43' 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"991.79 miWest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 miNorth992.09 mi
24 hours11° 59' 07.0"820.47 miEast4° 30' 03.9"309.30 miNorth880.40 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 Noon478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Thu 12:00 Noon484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotThu 12:00 Noon493 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhilipsburgThu 12:00 Noon495 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaThu 12:00 Noon498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:00 Noon540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadThu 12:00 Noon544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The BottomThu 12:00 Noon544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Spanish TownThu 12:00 Noon550 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:00 Noon552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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