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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 Friday, August 8, 2014 at 16:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' North, Longitude: 61° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.97 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.1"997.45 miwest0° 00' 42.7"0.82 misouth997.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.4"2.34 miwest0° 17' 15.3"19.78 misouth19.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 8, 2014 at 16:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 86° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.0"950.04 miwest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 minorth950.26 mi
24 hours14° 30' 13.3"957.26 mieast2° 28' 11.5"169.84 minorth978.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 12:12 PM15 km9 miles8 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pointe-à-PitreFri 12:12 PM43 km26 miles23 nmNortheast NE
BradesFri 12:12 PM90 km56 miles48 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RoseauFri 12:12 PM95 km59 miles51 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:12 PM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth N
CharlestownFri 12:12 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:12 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fort-de-FranceFri 12:12 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 12:12 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth N
The Bottom (Saba)Fri 12:12 PM231 km143 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
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