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Day and Night World Map

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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 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' North
Longitude: 59° 27' 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' 16.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 40' South
Longitude: 169° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 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' 39.0"1003.72 miwest0° 11' 40.3"13.37 minorth1003.83 mi
24 hours11° 33' 24.2"799.39 mieast4° 34' 26.0"314.29 minorth858.51 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 12:00 Noon669 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleyFri 12:00 Noon672 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotFri 12:00 Noon687 km427 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 12:00 Noon690 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:00 Noon723 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:00 Noon742 km461 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownFri 12:00 Noon758 km471 miles409 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 12:00 Noon773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 12:00 Noon806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 12:00 Noon837 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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