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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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 58° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.33 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"979.42 miwest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 misouth979.45 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.7"0.20 miwest0° 13' 36.1"15.60 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: 170° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1002.74 miwest0° 11' 38.5"13.33 minorth1002.76 mi
24 hours348° 16' 30.1"810.54 miwest4° 29' 35.8"308.76 minorth865.49 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)Fri 12:00 Noon383 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:00 Noon416 km258 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 12:00 Noon456 km284 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
BradesFri 12:00 Noon469 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaFri 12:00 Noon470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyFri 12:00 Noon481 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:00 Noon484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotFri 12:00 Noon488 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 12:00 Noon490 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauFri 12:00 Noon529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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