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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 = Thursday, July 25, 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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 58° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 kilometres/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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° 15' 00.0"16.31 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"978.01 miWest0° 00' 32.8"0.63 miSouth978.04 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.0"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° 40' South, Longitude: 159° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 kilometres/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 29.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.9"1000.98 miWest0° 12' 01.3"13.77 miNorth1001.15 mi
24 hours12° 05' 30.5"835.50 miEast4° 45' 25.4"326.85 miNorth897.76 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)Thu 12:00 Noon420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:00 Noon453 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 12:00 Noon494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaThu 12:00 Noon506 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesThu 12:00 Noon506 km315 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyThu 12:00 Noon516 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhilipsburgThu 12:00 Noon520 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
CharlestownThu 12:00 Noon522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:00 Noon522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotThu 12:00 Noon523 km325 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW

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