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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 = Monday, March 4, 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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' South, Longitude: 35° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.19 meters/second, 1660.3 km/hour, 1031.6 miles/hour or 896.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1031.61 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 miNorth1031.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.3"3.87 miWest0° 23' 11.0"26.55 miNorth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 132° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.61 meters/second, 1507.0 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.61 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.1"936.09 miWest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 miSouth935.99 mi
24 hours14° 05' 52.1"915.51 miEast0° 13' 19.0"15.27 miSouth914.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalMon 11:34 AM63 km39 miles34 nmNortheast NE
Campina GrandeMon 11:34 AM115 km72 miles62 nmSouth-southwest SSW
João PessoaMon 11:34 AM126 km78 miles68 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeMon 11:34 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróMon 11:34 AM226 km140 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaruaruMon 11:34 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
MaceióMon 11:34 AM379 km235 miles205 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM427 km265 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:34 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM812 km505 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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