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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 4:40:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 68° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.97 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"1008.63 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1008.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.58 miWest0° 19' 08.1"21.92 miSouth22.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' North, Longitude: 173° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.59 meters/second, 1564.5 km/hour, 972.1 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"971.96 miWest0° 07' 06.9"8.16 miNorth971.75 mi
24 hours12° 16' 47.2"823.95 miEast2° 26' 23.2"167.75 miNorth836.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WillemstadSat 12:40 PM166 km103 miles89 nmSouth S
OranjestadSat 12:40 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
KralendijkSat 12:40 PM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarquisimetoSat 12:10 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth S
ValenciaSat 12:10 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaySat 12:10 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaracasSat 12:10 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaiboSat 12:10 PM438 km272 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
La RomanaSat 12:40 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth N
MayagüezSat 12:40 PM544 km338 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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