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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 54' North
Longitude: 46° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.26 meters/second, 1628.2 km/hour, 1011.7 miles/hour or 879.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1011.61 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1011.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.6"3.91 miwest0° 19' 35.0"22.44 misouth22.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 57' South
Longitude: 98° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.5"953.39 miwest0° 06' 51.8"7.87 minorth953.71 mi
24 hours14° 01' 44.5"928.40 mieast3° 14' 55.9"223.39 minorth962.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 12:10 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSun 12:10 PM1205 km749 miles650 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:10 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 11:10 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:10 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmWest W
RoseauSun 11:10 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémSun 12:10 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth S
Port of SpainSun 11:10 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
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