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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 2:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 37' South, Longitude: 35° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.84 meters/second, 1659.0 km/hour, 1030.9 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"1030.82 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miNorth1030.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.74 miWest0° 23' 05.8"26.45 miNorth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 146° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.84 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.76 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.2"945.56 miWest0° 05' 08.1"5.89 miSouth945.34 mi
24 hours13° 53' 11.3"910.05 miEast1° 29' 01.9"102.07 miSouth911.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campina GrandeSun 11:34 AM78 km48 miles42 nmSouth-southwest SSW
João PessoaSun 11:34 AM91 km57 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
NatalSun 11:34 AM96 km60 miles52 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 11:34 AM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaruaruSun 11:34 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaceióSun 11:34 AM337 km209 miles182 nmSouth S
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:34 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM775 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 11:34 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-northwest WNW

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