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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: 64° 13' 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"1008.68 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.71 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° 30' 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"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.1"972.19 miwest0° 07' 08.6"8.19 minorth971.97 mi
24 hours12° 16' 51.8"824.22 mieast2° 27' 03.7"168.54 minorth836.71 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 PM318 km197 miles171 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstownSat 12:20 PM327 km203 miles177 nmEast E
CastriesSat 12:20 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast E
Vieux FortSat 12:20 PM353 km219 miles190 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceSat 12:20 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
RoseauSat 12:20 PM358 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:20 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:20 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNortheast NE
BradesSat 12:20 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:20 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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