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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° 10' 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"1018.83 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.7"3.71 miwest0° 20' 46.4"23.80 minorth24.08 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° 42' 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"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.3"946.78 miwest0° 02' 26.8"2.81 misouth946.67 mi
24 hours13° 43' 56.4"900.87 mieast0° 25' 58.4"29.78 misouth900.21 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 AM173 km108 miles94 nmWest W
BridgetownFri 11:56 AM242 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChaguanasFri 11:56 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
Port of SpainFri 11:56 AM258 km160 miles139 nmWest W
San FernandoFri 11:56 AM262 km163 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sFri 11:56 AM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownFri 11:56 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
Vieux FortFri 11:56 AM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CastriesFri 11:56 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fort-de-FranceFri 11:56 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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