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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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 46° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.42 meters/second, 1632.3 km/hour, 1014.3 miles/hour or 881.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1014.21 miwest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 misouth1014.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 43.0"4.19 miwest0° 19' 58.4"22.88 misouth23.27 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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.60 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 55.5"985.54 miwest0° 11' 04.7"12.69 minorth985.89 mi
24 hours12° 58' 27.0"884.97 mieast4° 37' 22.8"317.71 minorth945.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:10 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 12:10 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownTue 11:10 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownTue 11:10 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest W
BelémTue 12:10 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
CastriesTue 11:10 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:10 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 11:10 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmWest W
RoseauTue 11:10 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:10 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmWest W
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