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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° 40' 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"16.90 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 of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 55.4"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 12:10 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 12:10 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownTue 11:10 AM1397 km868 miles755 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownTue 11:10 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmWest W
BelémTue 12:10 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmSouth S
CastriesTue 11:10 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 11:10 AM1581 km983 miles854 nmWest W
KingstownTue 11:10 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest W
RoseauTue 11:10 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 11:10 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmWest W
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