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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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 74° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.20 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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"953.01 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth953.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.1"3.23 mieast0° 02' 52.8"3.30 misouth4.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 163° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.25 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.9"998.22 miwest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 minorth998.46 mi
24 hours11° 59' 09.0"825.76 mieast4° 41' 36.4"322.51 minorth888.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Holguín *Thu 1:00 PM323 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
Nassau *Thu 1:00 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 1:00 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cockburn Town *Thu 1:00 PM400 km249 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
Camagüey *Thu 1:00 PM411 km256 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 1:00 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Thu 1:00 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto PlataThu 1:00 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
Freeport *Thu 1:00 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
Santa Clara *Thu 1:00 PM570 km354 miles308 nmWest W
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