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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 75° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.81 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"981.37 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.1"0.29 mieast0° 13' 51.8"15.90 minorth15.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 117° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.78 meters/second, 1525.6 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' 25.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 19.3"947.77 miwest0° 03' 19.5"3.81 misouth947.62 mi
24 hours14° 02' 38.0"922.93 mieast0° 46' 15.4"53.03 misouth922.39 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 *Thu 12:56 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonThu 11:56 AM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW
Holguín *Thu 12:56 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
May PenThu 11:56 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
Gonaïves *Thu 12:56 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montego BayThu 11:56 AM293 km182 miles158 nmWest W
Port-au-Prince *Thu 12:56 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast E
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 12:56 PM326 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
Camagüey *Thu 12:56 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:56 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast E
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