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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 = Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:00:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 44° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 52.3"952.92 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth952.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.3"3.24 miEast0° 02' 50.7"3.26 miSouth4.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 166° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.89 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.9"997.35 miWest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 miNorth997.61 mi
24 hours12° 01' 55.7"828.36 miEast4° 41' 37.3"322.51 miNorth891.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 11:00 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 11:00 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 11:00 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 11:00 AM2008 km1247 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 11:00 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 11:00 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesThu 11:00 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownThu 11:00 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 12:00 Noon2211 km1374 miles1194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sThu 11:00 AM2234 km1388 miles1207 nmWest-southwest WSW

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