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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 = Wednesday, June 26, 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 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 59° 16' 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"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"952.64 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth952.65 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 Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 165° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.43 meters/second, 1585.5 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' 28.3"985.10 miWest0° 10' 59.9"12.60 miNorth985.46 mi
24 hours12° 39' 04.8"862.03 miEast4° 33' 31.0"313.27 miNorth921.95 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 Noon685 km425 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleyWed 12:00 Noon691 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotWed 12:00 Noon706 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaWed 12:00 Noon708 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 12:00 Noon739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 12:00 Noon760 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownWed 12:00 Noon778 km483 miles420 nmSouthwest SW
BradesWed 12:00 Noon787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 12:00 Noon821 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 12:00 Noon852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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