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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 Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 59° 55' 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"981.36 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.33 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 Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 132° 23' 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"948.07 miwest0° 03' 26.7"3.95 misouth947.92 mi
24 hours14° 01' 48.9"922.28 mieast0° 49' 16.2"56.48 misouth921.81 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 AM249 km155 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 11:56 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaThu 11:56 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesThu 11:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyThu 11:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 11:56 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 11:56 AM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotThu 11:56 AM349 km217 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 11:56 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoseauThu 11:56 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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