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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 35' North
Longitude: 46° 53' 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"1012.92 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 misouth1012.95 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 42' South
Longitude: 112° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 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' 33.4"969.58 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.73 minorth969.96 mi
24 hours13° 31' 02.3"908.53 mieast4° 06' 10.2"282.03 minorth958.09 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 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 12:10 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 11:10 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:10 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 11:10 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:10 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest W
KingstownMon 11:10 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:10 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth S
RoseauMon 11:10 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:10 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest W
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