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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 37' South
Longitude: 35° 49' 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"1030.90 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 minorth1030.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.74 miwest0° 23' 05.8"26.46 minorth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 41' South
Longitude: 146° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.83 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"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.2"945.62 miwest0° 05' 07.8"5.88 misouth945.40 mi
24 hours13° 53' 12.2"910.12 mieast1° 28' 58.5"102.01 misouth911.76 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 AM71 km44 miles38 nmSouth S
NatalSun 11:34 AM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
João PessoaSun 11:34 AM116 km72 miles63 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaruaruSun 11:34 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth S
RecifeSun 11:34 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróSun 11:34 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSun 11:34 AM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth S
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:34 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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