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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 59° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.51 meters/second, 1639.8 km/hour, 1018.9 miles/hour or 885.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1018.90 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.88 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.7"3.71 miwest0° 20' 46.4"23.80 minorth24.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 163° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.37 meters/second, 1524.1 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.79 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.3"946.84 miwest0° 02' 26.8"2.80 misouth946.73 mi
24 hours13° 43' 56.9"900.94 mieast0° 25' 55.2"29.72 misouth900.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ScarboroughFri 11:56 AM143 km89 miles77 nmWest W
ChaguanasFri 11:56 AM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainFri 11:56 AM228 km142 miles123 nmWest W
San FernandoFri 11:56 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 11:56 AM238 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
Saint George'sFri 11:56 AM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownFri 11:56 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortFri 11:56 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CastriesFri 11:56 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaturínFri 11:26 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
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