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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° 10' 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"1000.65 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth1000.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.67 miwest0° 17' 50.1"20.44 misouth20.61 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: 40° 59' 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"1003.16 miwest0° 10' 45.4"12.32 misouth1003.13 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.1"782.88 mieast4° 13' 15.6"290.05 misouth832.42 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 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:30 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
Montego BaySat 12:30 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNortheast NE
May PenSat 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
KingstonSat 12:30 PM551 km342 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
MatagalpaSat 11:30 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
La CeibaSat 11:30 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
MasayaSat 11:30 AM651 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaSat 11:30 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
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