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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 4:30:00 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 Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 65° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 433.86 meters/second, 1561.9 kilometres/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.18 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.5"970.17 miWest0° 00' 27.5"0.53 miSouth970.19 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.2"0.96 miEast0° 11' 12.3"12.85 miSouth12.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' North, Longitude: 152° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 438.47 meters/second, 1578.5 kilometres/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.35 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.1"980.67 miWest0° 08' 19.1"9.53 miNorth980.47 mi
24 hours12° 03' 14.4"815.41 miEast2° 58' 29.0"204.50 miNorth835.92 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JuanSat 12:30 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
CaguasSat 12:30 PM281 km174 miles152 nmSouth S
Charlotte AmalieSat 12:30 PM288 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Road TownSat 12:30 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cruz BaySat 12:30 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Spanish TownSat 12:30 PM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArroyoSat 12:30 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth S
MayagüezSat 12:30 PM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PonceSat 12:30 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Punta CanaSat 12:30 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouthwest SW

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