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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° 37' 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"1020.03 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.00 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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.55 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"956.13 miwest0° 05' 03.9"5.81 misouth955.93 mi
24 hours13° 24' 52.3"887.65 mieast1° 32' 28.5"106.00 misouth890.23 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 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
GeorgetownThu 11:46 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ScarboroughThu 11:46 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest W
New AmsterdamThu 11:46 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieThu 12:46 PM517 km322 miles279 nmSouth S
ChaguanasThu 11:46 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
San FernandoThu 11:46 AM532 km331 miles288 nmWest W
Port of SpainThu 11:46 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
LindenThu 11:46 AM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboThu 12:46 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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