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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 5:06:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 77° 25' 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"981.29 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miNorth981.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.1"0.29 miEast0° 13' 51.7"15.89 miNorth15.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' South, Longitude: 115° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.76 meters/second, 1525.5 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 18.8"947.65 miWest0° 03' 18.5"3.79 miSouth947.51 mi
24 hours14° 02' 45.1"922.95 miEast0° 45' 49.2"52.52 miSouth922.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayThu 12:06 PM77 km48 miles41 nmSouthwest SW
May PenThu 12:06 PM111 km69 miles60 nmSouth S
KingstonThu 12:06 PM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 1:06 PM203 km126 miles110 nmNortheast NE
Holguín *Thu 1:06 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Camagüey *Thu 1:06 PM273 km170 miles147 nmNorth N
George Town (Cayman)Thu 12:06 PM418 km260 miles226 nmWest W
Santa Clara *Thu 1:06 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
Gonaïves *Thu 1:06 PM499 km310 miles270 nmEast E
Port-au-Prince *Thu 1:06 PM537 km333 miles290 nmEast E

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