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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 Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' North, Longitude: 59° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.45 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"955.82 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.25 minorth955.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.8"3.15 mieast0° 04' 56.5"5.67 minorth6.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 59° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"942.42 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.30 minorth942.41 mi
24 hours11° 36' 57.4"754.30 mieast0° 19' 22.0"22.20 misouth755.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sat 11:56 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySat 11:56 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSat 11:56 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 11:56 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:56 AM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 11:56 AM705 km438 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSat 11:56 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSat 11:56 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 11:56 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:56 AM799 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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