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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 = Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 5:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 80° 55' 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"970.22 miWest0° 00' 27.5"0.53 miSouth970.24 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° 12' North, Longitude: 167° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.25 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"980.17 miWest0° 08' 14.8"9.45 miNorth979.96 mi
24 hours12° 03' 13.8"814.98 miEast2° 56' 35.6"202.34 miNorth834.98 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 PM170 km106 miles92 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa Clara *Sat 1:30 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Havana *Sat 1:30 PM303 km188 miles164 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Camagüey *Sat 1:30 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pinar del Río *Sat 1:30 PM342 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
Montego BaySat 12:30 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
Key West *Sat 1:30 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Holguín *Sat 1:30 PM485 km301 miles262 nmEast E
May PenSat 12:30 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
KingstonSat 12:30 PM531 km330 miles286 nmSoutheast SE

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