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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 49° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 452.85 meters/second, 1630.3 kilometres/hour, 1013.0 miles/hour or 880.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1012.86 miWest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 miSouth1012.88 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.0"4.05 miWest0° 19' 46.9"22.66 miSouth23.02 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' South, Longitude: 109° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.7 kilometres/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 33.8"969.62 miWest0° 09' 22.7"10.75 miNorth970.00 mi
24 hours13° 30' 50.1"908.33 miEast4° 06' 25.6"282.31 miNorth957.97 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:20 PM916 km569 miles495 nm SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:20 PM951 km591 miles514 nm SW
ParamariboMon 12:20 PM1000 km622 miles540 nm SW
BridgetownMon 11:20 AM1142 km710 miles617 nm W
GeorgetownMon 11:20 AM1180 km733 miles637 nm WSW
CastriesMon 11:20 AM1297 km806 miles700 nm W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:20 AM1314 km816 miles709 nm WNW
KingstownMon 11:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nm W
RoseauMon 11:20 AM1360 km845 miles735 nm WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:20 AM1369 km851 miles739 nm W