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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 4:06:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 61° 37' 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"1020.01 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.0"3.83 miWest0° 20' 57.0"24.00 miNorth24.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 147° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.47 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 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' 58.8"955.97 miWest0° 05' 02.0"5.77 miSouth955.77 mi
24 hours13° 25' 13.2"887.90 miEast1° 31' 36.8"105.01 miSouth890.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port of SpainThu 12:06 PM12 km8 miles7 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChaguanasThu 12:06 PM24 km15 miles13 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoThu 12:06 PM39 km25 miles21 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ScarboroughThu 12:06 PM115 km72 miles62 nmNortheast NE
Saint George'sThu 12:06 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
MaturínThu 11:36 AM197 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownThu 12:06 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth N
Ciudad BolívarThu 11:36 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownThu 12:06 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNortheast NE
Vieux FortThu 12:06 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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