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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, June 12, 2014 at 4:56:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' North, Longitude: 74° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.57 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"953.79 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth953.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.4"3.30 miEast0° 03' 23.6"3.89 miNorth5.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 99° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.1"942.94 miWest0° 01' 40.6"1.92 miSouth942.86 mi
24 hours14° 29' 22.7"948.64 miEast0° 03' 44.2"4.29 miSouth948.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Holguín *Thu 12:56 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
Cockburn Town *Thu 12:56 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 12:56 PM395 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nassau *Thu 12:56 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 12:56 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Thu 12:56 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Camagüey *Thu 12:56 PM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto PlataThu 12:56 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:56 PM536 km333 miles290 nmSoutheast SE
Port-au-Prince *Thu 12:56 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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