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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, August 9, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' North, Longitude: 64° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.4"998.82 miwest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 misouth998.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.3"2.50 miwest0° 17' 30.4"20.06 misouth20.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 99° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.30 meters/second, 1549.1 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 23' 57.6"962.36 miwest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 minorth962.69 mi
24 hours14° 15' 52.2"953.35 mieast3° 31' 58.4"242.87 minorth990.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CharlestownSat 12:22 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:22 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNortheast NE
The Bottom (Saba)Sat 12:22 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChristianstedSat 12:22 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BradesSat 12:22 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:22 PM257 km160 miles139 nmEast E
GustaviaSat 12:22 PM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MarigotSat 12:22 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:22 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:22 PM287 km178 miles155 nmEast-northeast ENE
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