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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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' North, Longitude: 59° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.52 meters/second, 1535.5 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 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' 52.5"953.74 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth953.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.3"3.13 mieast0° 03' 40.5"4.22 misouth5.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 54' North, Longitude: 158° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.3"1002.48 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.70 minorth1002.44 mi
24 hours11° 17' 53.2"779.75 mieast4° 15' 22.0"292.48 minorth830.28 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)Sat 12:00 Noon665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySat 12:00 Noon670 km416 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSat 12:00 Noon685 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 12:00 Noon688 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:00 Noon720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:00 Noon739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSat 12:00 Noon758 km471 miles409 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSat 12:00 Noon769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:00 Noon802 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:00 Noon833 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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