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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 11, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' South, Longitude: 46° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.06 meters/second, 1667.0 km/hour, 1035.8 miles/hour or 900.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1035.91 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1035.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.3"4.59 miwest0° 23' 36.9"27.05 minorth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 50° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"1003.99 miwest0° 11' 45.5"13.47 minorth1004.09 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.0"799.57 mieast4° 37' 36.4"317.93 minorth859.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisMon 12:14 PM247 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 12:14 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaMon 12:14 PM857 km533 miles463 nmEast E
CayenneMon 12:14 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 12:14 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeMon 12:14 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaMon 12:14 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth S
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM1425 km886 miles769 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:14 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:14 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nmNorthwest NW
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