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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 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 46° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.85 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"1012.85 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 misouth1012.88 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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' South, Longitude: 112° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.48 meters/second, 1560.5 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 33.2"969.50 miwest0° 09' 21.8"10.73 minorth969.88 mi
24 hours13° 31' 03.8"908.48 mieast4° 06' 08.3"281.98 minorth958.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:10 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 12:10 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 11:10 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:10 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:10 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmSouth S
CastriesMon 11:10 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:10 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmWest W
KingstownMon 11:10 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest W
RoseauMon 11:10 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:10 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmWest W
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