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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 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 63° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.96 meters/second, 1623.5 km/hour, 1008.8 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"1008.61 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.5"3.58 miwest0° 19' 07.8"21.92 misouth22.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' North, Longitude: 168° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.1"972.13 miwest0° 07' 08.7"8.19 minorth971.91 mi
24 hours12° 16' 52.0"824.18 mieast2° 27' 06.3"168.57 minorth836.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint George'sSat 12:20 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSoutheast SE
KingstownSat 12:20 PM297 km185 miles161 nmEast E
CastriesSat 12:20 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Vieux FortSat 12:20 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceSat 12:20 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
RoseauSat 12:20 PM332 km207 miles179 nmNortheast NE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:20 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:20 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNortheast NE
BradesSat 12:20 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port of SpainSat 12:20 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
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