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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 = Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:56:00 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 Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' North, Longitude: 59° 13' 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"955.76 miWest0° 00' 12.7"0.25 miNorth955.74 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: 58° 59' 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"942.36 miWest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 miNorth942.34 mi
24 hours11° 36' 57.6"754.26 miEast0° 19' 19.5"22.16 miSouth755.35 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 AM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySat 11:56 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSat 11:56 AM669 km416 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 11:56 AM671 km417 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 11:56 AM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 11:56 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BradesSat 11:56 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSat 11:56 AM749 km466 miles405 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 11:56 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 11:56 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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