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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

UTC time = Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 3:30:00 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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' North, Longitude: 51° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.94 meters/second, 1623.4 km/hour, 1008.7 miles/hour or 876.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.81 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.56 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1008.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.2"3.57 miWest0° 19' 07.4"21.91 miSouth22.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 156° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.85 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 10.5"972.54 miWest0° 07' 12.9"8.27 miNorth972.33 mi
24 hours12° 17' 03.9"824.76 miEast2° 28' 53.4"170.62 miNorth837.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 11:30 AM889 km552 miles480 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:30 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 12:30 PM955 km593 miles516 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 12:30 PM966 km600 miles521 nmSouth S
CastriesSat 11:30 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:30 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:30 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownSat 11:30 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmWest W
RoseauSat 11:30 AM1090 km677 miles588 nmWest W
Saint George'sSat 11:30 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmWest W

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