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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 Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 81° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.88 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.18 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.5"970.28 miwest0° 00' 27.5"0.53 misouth970.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.9"0.95 mieast0° 11' 13.3"12.87 misouth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' North, Longitude: 167° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.24 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.3"980.23 miwest0° 08' 14.6"9.45 minorth980.02 mi
24 hours12° 03' 13.8"815.03 mieast2° 56' 33.6"202.31 minorth835.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:30 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth S
Santa Clara *Sat 1:30 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
Havana *Sat 1:30 PM290 km180 miles157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pinar del Río *Sat 1:30 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
Camagüey *Sat 1:30 PM347 km216 miles188 nmEast-northeast ENE
Key West *Sat 1:30 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth N
Montego BaySat 12:30 PM427 km265 miles231 nmSoutheast SE
Holguín *Sat 1:30 PM514 km319 miles278 nmEast E
May PenSat 12:30 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
KingstonSat 12:30 PM555 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
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