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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 4:10:00 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 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' North, Longitude: 61° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 kilometres/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 51.9"3.29 miSouth4.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 176° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 446.10 meters/second, 1606.0 kilometres/hour, 997.9 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' 29.3"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.5"997.82 miWest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 miNorth998.07 mi
24 hours347° 59' 41.1"826.82 miWest4° 41' 37.6"322.51 miNorth889.57 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
The ValleyThu 12:10 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotThu 12:10 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhilipsburgThu 12:10 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Spanish TownThu 12:10 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaThu 12:10 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownThu 12:10 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Thu 12:10 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
Cruz BayThu 12:10 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Charlotte AmalieThu 12:10 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The BottomThu 12:10 PM647 km402 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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