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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 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 56° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 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"953.00 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth953.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.2"3.24 mieast0° 02' 51.6"3.28 misouth4.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 179° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.3"997.76 miwest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 minorth998.01 mi
24 hours12° 00' 44.7"827.29 mieast4° 41' 37.7"322.54 minorth890.05 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)Thu 11:50 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyThu 11:50 AM846 km525 miles457 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 11:50 AM851 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaThu 11:50 AM854 km531 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotThu 11:50 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 11:50 AM893 km555 miles482 nmSouthwest SW
BradesThu 11:50 AM905 km562 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 11:50 AM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 11:50 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownThu 11:50 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest-southwest WSW
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