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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

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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° 30' 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"952.99 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth952.99 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: 167° 13' 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 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.0"997.43 miwest0° 11' 40.7"13.38 minorth997.68 mi
24 hours12° 01' 54.2"828.39 mieast4° 41' 37.3"322.53 minorth891.17 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 AM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 11:00 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 11:00 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 11:00 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 11:00 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 11:00 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesThu 11:00 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownThu 11:00 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 12:00 Noon2199 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sThu 11:00 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
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