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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' North, Longitude: 56° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"953.34 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth953.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 00.4"3.19 mieast0° 03' 16.0"3.75 misouth4.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' South, Longitude: 167° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.5"1003.71 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 minorth1003.82 mi
24 hours11° 33' 33.2"799.55 mieast4° 34' 31.7"314.40 minorth858.72 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)Fri 11:50 AM803 km499 miles433 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyFri 11:50 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 11:50 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 11:50 AM854 km531 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotFri 11:50 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 11:50 AM892 km555 miles482 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 11:50 AM904 km561 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 11:50 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 11:50 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownFri 11:50 AM960 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
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