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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, June 12, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' North, Longitude: 74° 18' 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"953.86 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth953.85 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° 13' 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' 09.0"943.00 miwest0° 01' 40.4"1.92 misouth942.92 mi
24 hours14° 29' 23.5"948.72 mieast0° 03' 40.6"4.22 misouth948.55 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 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
Nassau *Thu 12:56 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
Cockburn Town *Thu 12:56 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de Cuba *Thu 12:56 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Camagüey *Thu 12:56 PM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cap-Haïtien *Thu 12:56 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gonaïves *Thu 12:56 PM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto PlataThu 12:56 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
Port-au-Prince *Thu 12:56 PM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:56 PM556 km345 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
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