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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 16, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' North, Longitude: 51° 43' 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"1008.63 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.66 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° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 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"972.60 miwest0° 07' 12.8"8.27 minorth972.38 mi
24 hours12° 17' 03.5"824.80 mieast2° 28' 51.0"170.58 minorth837.66 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 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:30 PM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 12:30 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 12:30 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth S
Vieux FortSat 11:30 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest W
CastriesSat 11:30 AM1003 km624 miles542 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 11:30 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
ScarboroughSat 11:30 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownSat 11:30 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:30 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
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