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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

UTC time = Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 4:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 22' North, Longitude: 68° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.40 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1000.60 miWest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 miSouth1000.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.7"2.66 miWest0° 17' 49.7"20.43 miSouth20.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' South, Longitude: 28° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"1003.37 miWest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 miSouth1003.34 mi
24 hours11° 19' 44.8"782.03 miEast4° 13' 40.3"290.52 miSouth831.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La RomanaSat 12:40 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth N
OranjestadSat 12:40 PM347 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Punta CanaSat 12:40 PM352 km218 miles190 nmNorth N
MayagüezSat 12:40 PM353 km219 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WillemstadSat 12:40 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouth S
PonceSat 12:40 PM366 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
Santo DomingoSat 12:40 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaguasSat 12:40 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
San JuanSat 12:40 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 12:40 PM468 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW

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