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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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' South, Longitude: 35° 52' 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"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1031.68 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 minorth1031.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.3"3.87 miwest0° 23' 11.0"26.56 minorth26.84 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° 27' 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"936.15 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 misouth936.05 mi
24 hours14° 05' 52.4"915.57 mieast0° 13' 15.4"15.20 misouth915.05 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 AM85 km53 miles46 nmNortheast NE
Campina GrandeMon 11:34 AM114 km71 miles61 nmSouth S
João PessoaMon 11:34 AM146 km91 miles79 nmSoutheast SE
MossoróMon 11:34 AM197 km123 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
CaruaruMon 11:34 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 11:34 AM234 km146 miles126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaceióMon 11:34 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:34 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM799 km497 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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