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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 56° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.04 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 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"1020.10 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.07 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.0"3.84 miwest0° 20' 57.2"24.00 minorth24.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 152° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.7"956.19 miwest0° 05' 03.8"5.80 misouth955.99 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.5"887.72 mieast1° 32' 25.7"105.95 misouth890.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownThu 11:46 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughThu 11:46 AM425 km264 miles230 nmWest W
GeorgetownThu 11:46 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
New AmsterdamThu 11:46 AM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth S
ChaguanasThu 11:46 AM495 km307 miles267 nmWest W
San FernandoThu 11:46 AM502 km312 miles271 nmWest W
Port of SpainThu 11:46 AM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
Nieuw NickerieThu 12:46 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
LindenThu 11:46 AM529 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstownThu 11:46 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW
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