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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

UTC time = Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 5:00:00 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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 74° 13' 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"952.95 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth952.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.1"3.23 miEast0° 02' 52.7"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° 11' South, Longitude: 164° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 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' 20.8"998.14 miWest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 miNorth998.38 mi
24 hours11° 59' 10.5"825.73 miEast4° 41' 36.4"322.49 miNorth888.45 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 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
Nassau *Thu 1:00 PM374 km233 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cockburn Town *Thu 1:00 PM376 km233 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 1:00 PM398 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Camagüey *Thu 1:00 PM436 km271 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 1:00 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Thu 1:00 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto PlataThu 1:00 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 1:00 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSoutheast SE
Port-au-Prince *Thu 1:00 PM560 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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