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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 20' North
Longitude: 59° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"952.71 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.8"3.28 mieast0° 02' 27.2"2.81 misouth4.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 56' South
Longitude: 165° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.44 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.4"985.18 miwest0° 10' 59.9"12.60 minorth985.54 mi
24 hours12° 39' 02.8"862.06 mieast4° 33' 31.8"313.31 minorth921.99 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)Wed 12:00 Noon674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleyWed 12:00 Noon674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotWed 12:00 Noon690 km429 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaWed 12:00 Noon693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 12:00 Noon729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 12:00 Noon745 km463 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownWed 12:00 Noon757 km471 miles409 nmSouthwest SW
BradesWed 12:00 Noon778 km483 miles420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 12:00 Noon813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 12:00 Noon844 km524 miles456 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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