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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 18' North
Longitude: 59° 30' 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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 22' South
Longitude: 178° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.0"997.83 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth998.08 mi
24 hours347° 59' 28.9"827.07 miwest4° 41' 37.6"322.53 minorth889.83 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 12:00 Noon671 km417 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleyThu 12:00 Noon674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotThu 12:00 Noon689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaThu 12:00 Noon692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:00 Noon727 km452 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:00 Noon744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownThu 12:00 Noon758 km471 miles409 nmSouthwest SW
BradesThu 12:00 Noon776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 12:00 Noon810 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 12:00 Noon841 km523 miles454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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