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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 14:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' North, Longitude: 44° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.06 meters/second, 1641.8 km/hour, 1020.2 miles/hour or 886.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.14 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.2"3.84 miwest0° 20' 57.6"24.01 minorth24.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 164° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.73 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.3"956.60 miwest0° 05' 08.7"5.90 misouth956.40 mi
24 hours13° 24' 00.9"887.10 mieast1° 34' 34.9"108.42 misouth889.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneThu 11:56 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 11:56 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 11:56 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownThu 10:56 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 10:56 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 11:56 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesThu 10:56 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownThu 10:56 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceThu 10:56 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainThu 10:56 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmWest W
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