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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 15:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 49° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.85 meters/second, 1630.3 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"1012.93 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 misouth1012.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.0"4.05 miwest0° 19' 46.9"22.67 misouth23.03 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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 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' 33.8"969.70 miwest0° 09' 22.7"10.75 minorth970.08 mi
24 hours13° 30' 48.7"908.38 mieast4° 06' 27.5"282.36 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 12:20 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:20 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboMon 12:20 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 11:20 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:20 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 11:20 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:20 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownMon 11:20 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmWest W
RoseauMon 11:20 AM1331 km827 miles718 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:20 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmWest W
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