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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 = Friday, May 31, 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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 60' North, Longitude: 60° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.22 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.04 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"961.99 miWest0° 00' 20.6"0.40 miNorth961.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.5"2.45 miEast0° 08' 06.0"9.29 miNorth9.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' South, Longitude: 150° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"1001.71 miWest0° 11' 25.3"13.08 miNorth1001.90 mi
24 hours11° 29' 25.5"793.10 miEast4° 33' 28.0"313.16 miNorth853.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyFri 12:00 Noon493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 12:00 Noon500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotFri 12:00 Noon509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaFri 12:00 Noon513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:00 Noon557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:00 Noon567 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownFri 12:00 Noon579 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 12:00 Noon602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Charlotte AmalieFri 12:00 Noon610 km379 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
ChristianstedFri 12:00 Noon640 km398 miles345 nmSouthwest SW

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