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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 15' North
Longitude: 59° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.55 meters/second, 1643.6 km/hour, 1021.3 miles/hour or 887.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.25 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.9"3.95 miwest0° 21' 07.6"24.20 minorth24.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 29' South
Longitude: 137° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.41 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.2"969.35 miwest0° 07' 10.8"8.23 misouth969.12 mi
24 hours12° 55' 39.1"865.90 mieast2° 28' 51.7"170.61 misouth877.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ScarboroughWed 11:56 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
ChaguanasWed 11:56 AM229 km143 miles124 nmWest W
San FernandoWed 11:56 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
Port of SpainWed 11:56 AM242 km151 miles131 nmWest W
BridgetownWed 11:56 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
Saint George'sWed 11:56 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
KingstownWed 11:56 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Georgetown (Guyana)Wed 11:56 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Vieux FortWed 11:56 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaturínWed 11:26 AM426 km264 miles230 nmWest W
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