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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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 69° 13' 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"1008.70 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.58 miwest0° 19' 08.1"21.93 misouth22.22 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° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.58 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"972.02 miwest0° 07' 06.8"8.15 minorth971.80 mi
24 hours12° 16' 47.0"823.99 mieast2° 26' 20.9"167.72 minorth836.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadSat 12:40 PM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WillemstadSat 12:40 PM168 km105 miles91 nmSouth S
Kralendijk (Bonaire)Sat 12:40 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarquisimetoSat 12:10 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth S
ValenciaSat 12:10 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaySat 12:10 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaiboSat 12:10 PM411 km256 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
CaracasSat 12:10 PM427 km265 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
Santo DomingoSat 12:40 PM543 km338 miles293 nmNorth N
Punta CanaSat 12:40 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
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