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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 72° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.82 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 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"981.38 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.0"0.29 mieast0° 13' 51.9"15.90 minorth15.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 120° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 19.8"947.83 miwest0° 03' 20.7"3.84 misouth947.68 mi
24 hours14° 02' 30.2"922.84 mieast0° 46' 45.0"53.60 misouth922.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gonaïves *Thu 12:46 PM54 km33 miles29 nmNorth N
Port-au-Prince *Thu 12:46 PM60 km38 miles33 nmSoutheast SE
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 12:46 PM103 km64 miles55 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labadee *Thu 12:46 PM103 km64 miles55 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:46 PM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataThu 12:46 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo DomingoThu 12:46 PM296 km184 miles160 nmEast E
Cockburn Town *Thu 12:46 PM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 12:46 PM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
Holguín *Thu 12:46 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
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