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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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 58° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"978.08 miwest0° 00' 32.8"0.63 misouth978.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miwest0° 13' 16.9"15.23 misouth15.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' South, Longitude: 158° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.0"1001.05 miwest0° 12' 01.3"13.77 minorth1001.22 mi
24 hours12° 05' 29.2"835.54 mieast4° 45' 25.0"326.86 minorth897.80 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)Thu 12:00 Noon395 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:00 Noon430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 12:00 Noon475 km295 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaThu 12:00 Noon478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesThu 12:00 Noon484 km301 miles261 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyThu 12:00 Noon488 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotThu 12:00 Noon495 km307 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:00 Noon495 km308 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 12:00 Noon509 km316 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauThu 12:00 Noon550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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