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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

UTC time = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 59° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.03 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"1020.02 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1020.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.0"3.83 miWest0° 20' 57.0"24.00 miNorth24.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 150° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 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' 59.2"956.05 miWest0° 05' 02.9"5.79 miSouth955.85 mi
24 hours13° 25' 02.7"887.77 miEast1° 32' 02.6"105.50 miSouth890.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ScarboroughThu 11:56 AM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasThu 11:56 AM252 km157 miles136 nmWest W
San FernandoThu 11:56 AM260 km162 miles140 nmWest W
Port of SpainThu 11:56 AM262 km163 miles142 nmWest W
BridgetownThu 11:56 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth N
Saint George'sThu 11:56 AM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownThu 11:56 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortThu 11:56 AM399 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CastriesThu 11:56 AM429 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Georgetown (Guyana)Thu 11:56 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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