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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, August 15, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 55' North
Longitude: 66° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.36 meters/second, 1621.3 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1007.32 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1007.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.0"3.43 miwest0° 18' 55.0"21.68 misouth21.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 15, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 48' North
Longitude: 176° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.95 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.9"984.07 miwest0° 09' 03.3"10.37 minorth983.88 mi
24 hours347° 37' 17.1"841.16 miwest3° 15' 45.9"224.30 minorth865.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WillemstadFri 12:30 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSouthwest SW
CaracasFri 12:00 Noon380 km236 miles205 nmSouth S
OranjestadFri 12:30 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracayFri 12:00 Noon406 km253 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ValenciaFri 12:00 Noon433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PonceFri 12:30 PM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth N
ChristianstedFri 12:30 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MayagüezFri 12:30 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth N
CaguasFri 12:30 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth N
San JuanFri 12:30 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth N
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