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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 Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 81° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 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"1000.72 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth1000.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.67 miwest0° 17' 50.1"20.44 misouth20.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' South, Longitude: 41° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.4"1003.23 miwest0° 10' 45.3"12.32 misouth1003.20 mi
24 hours11° 20' 37.3"782.96 mieast4° 13' 14.9"290.06 misouth832.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSat 11:30 AM255 km158 miles138 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:30 PM440 km273 miles238 nmNorth N
Montego BaySat 12:30 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNortheast NE
May PenSat 12:30 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
MatagalpaSat 11:30 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
La CeibaSat 11:30 AM575 km357 miles310 nmWest W
KingstonSat 12:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSat 11:30 AM627 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaSat 11:30 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
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