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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 36' North
Longitude: 66° 43' 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"1008.69 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.5"3.58 miwest0° 19' 08.0"21.92 misouth22.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 04' North
Longitude: 170° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.2"972.11 miwest0° 07' 07.7"8.17 minorth971.89 mi
24 hours12° 16' 49.3"824.11 mieast2° 26' 42.4"168.13 minorth836.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kralendijk (Bonaire)Sat 12:30 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouthwest SW
WillemstadSat 12:30 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouthwest SW
CaracasSat 12:00 Noon344 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
MaracaySat 12:00 Noon371 km231 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadSat 12:30 PM373 km232 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
ValenciaSat 12:00 Noon398 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoSat 12:00 Noon484 km301 miles261 nmSouthwest SW
PonceSat 12:30 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
ChristianstedSat 12:30 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MayagüezSat 12:30 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
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