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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 = Friday, August 8, 2014 at 5:22:00 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 Friday, August 8, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' North, Longitude: 79° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 kilometres/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 00.1"16.63 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.1"997.45 miWest0° 00' 42.9"0.82 miSouth997.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.8"2.34 miWest0° 17' 16.0"19.79 miSouth19.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 8, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 70° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 kilometres/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 23.6"15.84 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.9"950.44 miWest0° 04' 53.6"5.61 miNorth950.67 mi
24 hours14° 29' 51.8"957.28 miEast2° 31' 31.6"173.65 miNorth979.05 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
May PenFri 12:22 PM292 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayFri 12:22 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonFri 12:22 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Fri 12:22 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasFri 11:22 AM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 1:22 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Fri 1:22 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Fri 1:22 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sancti Spíritus *Fri 1:22 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth N
BarranquillaFri 12:22 PM725 km451 miles392 nmSoutheast SE

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