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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).

= 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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 46° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 453.42 meters/second, 1632.3 kilometres/hour, 1014.3 miles/hour or 881.4 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"16.90 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1014.14 miWest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 miSouth1014.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 43.0"4.19 miWest0° 19' 58.4"22.88 miSouth23.26 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 36' South, Longitude: 125° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 kilometres/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 26.8"16.43 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.4"985.46 miWest0° 11' 04.6"12.69 miNorth985.81 mi
24 hours12° 58' 28.4"884.93 miEast4° 37' 21.8"317.67 miNorth944.97 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
CayenneTue 12:10 PM1021 km634 miles551 nm SW
ParamariboTue 12:10 PM1174 km729 miles634 nm SW
GeorgetownTue 11:10 AM1397 km868 miles755 nm WSW
BridgetownTue 11:10 AM1410 km876 miles761 nm W
BelémTue 12:10 PM1528 km949 miles825 nm S
CastriesTue 11:10 AM1565 km972 miles845 nm W
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:10 AM1581 km983 miles854 nm W
KingstownTue 11:10 AM1584 km984 miles855 nm W
RoseauTue 11:10 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nm WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:10 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nm W