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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 areas 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 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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 59° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 kilometres/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"952.94 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth952.94 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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 178° 34' East

The ground speed is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.8 kilometres/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 16.8"997.75 miWest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 miNorth998.00 mi
24 hours347° 59' 27.5"827.04 miWest4° 41' 37.6"322.51 miNorth889.79 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Thu 12:00 Noon683 km424 miles369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleyThu 12:00 Noon690 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotThu 12:00 Noon705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
PhilipsburgThu 12:00 Noon706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaThu 12:00 Noon707 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:00 Noon737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadThu 12:00 Noon753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The BottomThu 12:00 Noon755 km469 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:00 Noon758 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Spanish TownThu 12:00 Noon763 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW

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