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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° 07' 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"1012.86 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 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"969.62 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:20 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:20 PM951 km591 miles514 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 12:20 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 11:20 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:20 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesMon 11:20 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceMon 11:20 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownMon 11:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest W
RoseauMon 11:20 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainMon 11:20 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest W
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