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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 = Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 4:56:00 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 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' North, Longitude: 74° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 meters/second, 1582.0 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"982.69 miWest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 miNorth982.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.4"0.13 miEast0° 14' 11.0"16.26 miNorth16.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 104° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.81 meters/second, 1543.7 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.99 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.9"958.97 miWest0° 05' 53.5"6.75 miSouth958.75 mi
24 hours13° 35' 47.2"902.64 miEast1° 52' 58.3"129.48 miSouth907.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de Cuba *Wed 12:56 PM173 km108 miles93 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonWed 11:56 AM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Gonaïves *Wed 12:56 PM247 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
May PenWed 11:56 AM260 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port-au-Prince *Wed 12:56 PM272 km169 miles147 nmEast E
Holguín *Wed 12:56 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cap-Haïtien *Wed 12:56 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montego BayWed 11:56 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest W
San Juan de la MaguanaWed 12:56 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast E
Camagüey *Wed 12:56 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW

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