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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 22' North
Longitude: 68° 57' 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"1000.67 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth1000.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.7"2.66 miwest0° 17' 49.7"20.43 misouth20.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 41' South
Longitude: 29° 09' 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"1003.43 miwest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 misouth1003.40 mi
24 hours11° 19' 46.0"782.11 mieast4° 13' 39.7"290.53 misouth831.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadSat 12:40 PM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Punta CanaSat 12:40 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoSat 12:40 PM358 km223 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WillemstadSat 12:40 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
MayagüezSat 12:40 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PonceSat 12:40 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNortheast NE
CaguasSat 12:40 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
San JuanSat 12:40 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 12:40 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port-au-Prince *Sat 12:40 PM503 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
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