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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

UTC time = Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 3:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 46° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.26 meters/second, 1628.1 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"1011.54 miWest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 miSouth1011.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.6"3.91 miWest0° 19' 34.9"22.44 miSouth22.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 98° 17' 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"953.31 miWest0° 06' 51.7"7.87 miNorth953.63 mi
24 hours14° 01' 45.8"928.35 miEast3° 14' 53.0"223.33 miNorth962.11 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 PM1086 km675 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSun 12:10 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1418 km881 miles765 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:10 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 11:10 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:10 AM1581 km983 miles854 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmWest W
BelémSun 12:10 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmSouth S
RoseauSun 11:10 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest W
Port of SpainSun 11:10 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmWest W

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