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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 Friday, May 22, 2015 at 16:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 70° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.1"972.41 miwest0° 00' 29.3"0.56 minorth972.38 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.9"1.31 mieast0° 11' 35.5"13.29 minorth13.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 22, 2015 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' North, Longitude: 11° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.8"964.90 miwest0° 05' 05.9"5.84 misouth965.12 mi
24 hours11° 35' 14.4"770.83 mieast2° 21' 05.1"161.67 misouth791.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PlataFri 12:38 PM78 km48 miles42 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 12:38 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Concepción de La VegaFri 12:38 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
Cockburn TownFri 12:38 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorthwest NW
Cockburn HarbourFri 12:38 PM173 km108 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
San Juan de la MaguanaFri 12:38 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cap-Haïtien *Fri 12:38 PM208 km129 miles113 nmWest-southwest WSW
Labadee *Fri 12:38 PM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo DomingoFri 12:38 PM220 km137 miles119 nmSouth S
La RomanaFri 12:38 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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