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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 Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 40° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.12 meters/second, 1642.0 km/hour, 1020.3 miles/hour or 886.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1020.28 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.6"4.81 miwest0° 20' 51.8"23.90 misouth24.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' North, Longitude: 166° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.15 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"980.00 miwest0° 08' 32.9"9.79 minorth979.78 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.4"790.56 mieast3° 03' 54.8"210.75 minorth813.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 11:44 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 11:44 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth S
ParamariboSun 11:44 AM1670 km1037 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 1:44 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSun 10:44 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 10:44 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmWest W
RecifeSun 11:44 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesSun 10:44 AM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 10:44 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest W
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