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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 = Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:30:00 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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' North, Longitude: 66° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.56 meters/second, 1625.6 km/hour, 1010.1 miles/hour or 877.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.84 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1009.96 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miSouth1009.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.8"3.72 miWest0° 19' 20.7"22.16 miSouth22.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 158° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.72 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.02 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 29' 25.4"961.05 miWest0° 04' 58.8"5.71 miNorth960.86 mi
24 hours12° 10' 31.7"807.57 miEast1° 33' 40.9"107.37 miNorth811.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KralendijkSun 12:30 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
WillemstadSun 12:30 PM297 km184 miles160 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaracasSun 12:00 Noon312 km194 miles168 nmSouth S
MaracaySun 12:00 Noon357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ValenciaSun 12:00 Noon382 km238 miles206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadSun 12:30 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoSun 12:00 Noon471 km293 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
PonceSun 12:30 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
ChristianstedSun 12:30 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint George'sSun 12:30 PM532 km330 miles287 nmEast-southeast ESE

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