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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, August 7, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' North, Longitude: 64° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.33 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"996.03 miwest0° 00' 42.1"0.81 misouth996.06 mi
24 hours0° 01' 57.6"2.17 miwest0° 17' 00.0"19.48 misouth19.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 69° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.04 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.0"943.86 miwest0° 01' 36.4"1.84 minorth943.93 mi
24 hours14° 28' 32.5"948.72 mieast1° 15' 02.2"86.02 minorth956.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChristianstedThu 12:22 PM164 km102 miles89 nmNorth-northwest NNW
The Bottom (Saba)Thu 12:22 PM186 km116 miles101 nmNortheast NE
CharlestownThu 12:22 PM204 km127 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:22 PM205 km127 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cruz BayThu 12:22 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BradesThu 12:22 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhilipsburgThu 12:22 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
Charlotte AmalieThu 12:22 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MarigotThu 12:22 PM236 km147 miles127 nmNortheast NE
GustaviaThu 12:22 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNortheast NE
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