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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 Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 84° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"983.56 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 misouth983.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 37.9"0.69 miwest0° 14' 33.4"16.69 misouth16.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 179° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.9"973.55 miwest0° 07' 34.2"8.67 minorth973.31 mi
24 hours11° 28' 08.1"768.86 mieast2° 40' 06.3"183.48 minorth785.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Mon 12:44 PM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
Playa del Carmen *Mon 12:44 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNorthwest NW
Cancún *Mon 12:44 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
San PedroMon 11:44 AM386 km240 miles208 nmWest W
La CeibaMon 11:44 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
Chetumal *Mon 12:44 PM414 km257 miles223 nmWest W
Belize CityMon 11:44 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pinar del Río *Mon 1:44 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
DangrigaMon 11:44 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Orange Walk TownMon 11:44 AM445 km277 miles240 nmWest W
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