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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° 24' 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"998.89 miwest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 misouth998.92 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: 98° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.31 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"962.44 miwest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 minorth962.77 mi
24 hours14° 15' 51.4"953.41 mieast3° 32' 01.1"242.93 minorth990.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChristianstedSat 12:22 PM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth N
The Bottom (Saba)Sat 12:22 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CharlestownSat 12:22 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:22 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNortheast NE
BradesSat 12:22 PM262 km163 miles141 nmEast-northeast ENE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:22 PM287 km179 miles155 nmEast E
GustaviaSat 12:22 PM291 km181 miles157 nmNortheast NE
MarigotSat 12:22 PM294 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Charlotte AmalieSat 12:22 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
Road TownSat 12:22 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth N
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