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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 44' North
Longitude: 75° 12' 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"982.76 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 minorth982.73 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 20' South
Longitude: 104° 05' 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' 42.8"959.02 miwest0° 05' 53.4"6.75 misouth958.80 mi
24 hours13° 35' 48.9"902.72 mieast1° 52' 55.5"129.44 misouth907.49 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 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonWed 11:56 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
May PenWed 11:56 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
Holguín *Wed 12:56 PM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gonaïves *Wed 12:56 PM275 km171 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montego BayWed 11:56 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest W
Port-au-Prince *Wed 12:56 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast E
Cap-Haïtien *Wed 12:56 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
Camagüey *Wed 12:56 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de los CaballerosWed 12:56 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast E
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