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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 44° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.84 meters/second, 1630.2 km/hour, 1013.0 miles/hour or 880.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.88 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.91 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 misouth1012.94 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.9"4.05 miwest0° 19' 46.8"22.66 misouth23.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' South, Longitude: 114° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.8"969.47 miwest0° 09' 21.1"10.71 minorth969.85 mi
24 hours13° 31' 15.9"908.69 mieast4° 05' 52.8"281.70 minorth958.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:00 Noon1216 km755 miles656 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 12:00 Noon1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:00 Noon1616 km1004 miles873 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownMon 11:00 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownMon 11:00 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest W
CastriesMon 11:00 AM1805 km1121 miles975 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:00 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest W
KingstownMon 11:00 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest W
RoseauMon 11:00 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:00 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmWest W
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