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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, March 3, 2013 at 1:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 37' South, Longitude: 26° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.83 meters/second, 1659.0 km/hour, 1030.8 miles/hour or 895.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1030.80 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miNorth1030.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.7"3.74 miWest0° 23' 05.6"26.45 miNorth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 136° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.99 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.77 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.0"945.90 miWest0° 05' 12.5"5.97 miSouth945.68 mi
24 hours13° 52' 39.4"909.77 miEast1° 30' 56.7"104.26 miSouth911.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSun 11:56 AM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 10:56 AM992 km616 miles535 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 10:56 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:56 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSun 1:56 PM2193 km1362 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 1:56 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 1:56 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 1:56 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSun 12:56 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth N
JamestownSun 1:56 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmEast-southeast ESE

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