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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° 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 AM117 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southwest SSW
João PessoaMon 11:34 AM124 km77 miles67 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeMon 11:34 AM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróMon 11:34 AM223 km138 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaruaruMon 11:34 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth S
MaceióMon 11:34 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:34 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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