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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 09' North
Longitude: 73° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.90 meters/second, 1619.7 km/hour, 1006.4 miles/hour or 874.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1006.30 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1006.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.8"3.31 miwest0° 18' 45.4"21.49 misouth21.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 53' South
Longitude: 15° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.3"950.57 miwest0° 05' 18.8"6.09 misouth950.35 mi
24 hours13° 46' 26.7"906.85 mieast1° 36' 04.8"110.15 misouth909.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaWed 11:56 AM379 km235 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadWed 12:56 PM388 km241 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboWed 12:26 PM412 km256 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CartagenaWed 11:56 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port-au-Prince *Wed 12:56 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
WillemstadWed 12:56 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonWed 11:56 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
Santo DomingoWed 12:56 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
Gonaïves *Wed 12:56 PM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
May PenWed 11:56 AM611 km379 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
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