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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° 30' 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"1020.20 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.23 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° 39' 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"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"979.95 miwest0° 08' 32.9"9.80 minorth979.72 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.5"790.52 mieast3° 03' 57.0"210.77 minorth813.23 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 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 11:44 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth S
ParamariboSun 11:44 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 1:44 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSun 10:44 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 10:44 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest W
RecifeSun 11:44 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesSun 10:44 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 10:44 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest W
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