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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 = Friday, July 26, 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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 58° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 kilometres/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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"16.33 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"979.35 miWest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 miSouth979.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.7"0.20 miWest0° 13' 36.1"15.59 miSouth15.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 171° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 kilometres/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 30.2"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.0"1002.67 miWest0° 11' 38.5"13.33 miNorth1002.69 mi
24 hours348° 16' 29.2"810.50 miWest4° 29' 36.9"308.76 miNorth865.46 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)Fri 12:00 Noon409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:00 Noon440 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 12:00 Noon477 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 12:00 Noon492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 12:00 Noon498 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyFri 12:00 Noon510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
CharlestownFri 12:00 Noon510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 12:00 Noon510 km317 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:00 Noon511 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhilipsburgFri 12:00 Noon513 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW

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