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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 = Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:46:00 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 Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 72° 25' 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"981.31 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miNorth981.28 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° 22' 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' 19.9"947.77 miWest0° 03' 20.8"3.84 miSouth947.62 mi
24 hours14° 02' 29.2"922.76 miEast0° 46' 48.3"53.66 miSouth922.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-au-Prince *Thu 12:46 PM46 km29 miles25 nmSouth S
Gonaïves *Thu 12:46 PM61 km38 miles33 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 12:46 PM91 km57 miles49 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labadee *Thu 12:46 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorth N
San Juan de la MaguanaThu 12:46 PM126 km78 miles68 nmEast E
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:46 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
Concepción de La VegaThu 12:46 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast E
Puerto PlataThu 12:46 PM203 km126 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo DomingoThu 12:46 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cockburn Town *Thu 12:46 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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