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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 = Friday, June 28, 2013 at 4:00:00 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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' North, Longitude: 59° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 kilometres/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 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"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"953.28 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth953.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 00.4"3.19 miEast0° 03' 16.1"3.75 miSouth4.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 169° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 kilometres/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 30.6"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.8"1003.65 miWest0° 11' 40.3"13.37 miNorth1003.76 mi
24 hours11° 33' 25.3"799.35 miEast4° 34' 26.6"314.28 miNorth858.48 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
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 12:00 Noon680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleyFri 12:00 Noon689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotFri 12:00 Noon704 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
PhilipsburgFri 12:00 Noon705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 12:00 Noon706 km439 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:00 Noon734 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadFri 12:00 Noon752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The BottomFri 12:00 Noon754 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:00 Noon756 km470 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Spanish TownFri 12:00 Noon763 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW

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