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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 58' North
Longitude: 77° 41' 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"981.36 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.1"0.29 mieast0° 13' 51.7"15.89 minorth15.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 13' South
Longitude: 115° 17' 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"947.71 miwest0° 03' 18.4"3.79 misouth947.56 mi
24 hours14° 02' 46.0"923.02 mieast0° 45' 45.9"52.46 misouth922.47 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 PM60 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southwest SSW
May PenThu 12:06 PM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KingstonThu 12:06 PM143 km89 miles77 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 1:06 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
Holguín *Thu 1:06 PM260 km162 miles141 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Thu 1:06 PM269 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
George Town (Cayman)Thu 12:06 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest W
Santa Clara *Thu 1:06 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gonaïves *Thu 1:06 PM529 km329 miles285 nmEast E
Port-au-Prince *Thu 1:06 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast E
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