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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 Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 57' North
Longitude: 60° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"981.43 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.40 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.8"0.29 mieast0° 13' 52.6"15.91 minorth15.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 09' South
Longitude: 132° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.1"948.13 miwest0° 03' 26.6"3.95 misouth947.98 mi
24 hours14° 01' 49.7"922.35 mieast0° 49' 12.9"56.42 misouth921.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Thu 11:56 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 11:56 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaThu 11:56 AM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyThu 11:56 AM314 km195 miles170 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotThu 11:56 AM321 km199 miles173 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesThu 11:56 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 11:56 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 11:56 AM332 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 11:56 AM366 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoseauThu 11:56 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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