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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 = Saturday, June 29, 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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' North, Longitude: 59° 07' 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"953.67 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth953.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.3"3.13 miEast0° 03' 40.5"4.22 miSouth5.25 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: 157° 52' 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"1002.41 miWest0° 11' 05.6"12.70 miNorth1002.38 mi
24 hours11° 17' 53.6"779.71 miEast4° 15' 23.1"292.48 miNorth830.25 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 Noon677 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySat 12:00 Noon687 km427 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSat 12:00 Noon702 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 12:00 Noon704 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:00 Noon730 km454 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:00 Noon754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSat 12:00 Noon779 km484 miles420 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSat 12:00 Noon779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:00 Noon810 km503 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:00 Noon842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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