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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 25' North
Longitude: 82° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.80 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.13 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth952.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.3"3.38 mieast0° 01' 14.9"1.43 misouth3.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 22' South
Longitude: 101° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.37 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 12.1"937.91 miwest0° 03' 56.7"4.52 minorth938.11 mi
24 hours14° 53' 00.2"971.39 mieast2° 12' 56.8"152.40 minorth989.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Havana *Sun 1:32 PM45 km28 miles24 nmSoutheast SE
Key West *Sun 1:32 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
Santa Clara *Sun 1:32 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE
Naples *Sun 1:32 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape Coral *Sun 1:32 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Miami *Sun 1:32 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
Hialeah *Sun 1:32 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNortheast NE
Hollywood *Sun 1:32 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNortheast NE
Fort Lauderdale *Sun 1:32 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Sun 12:32 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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