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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 11, 2013 at 3:14:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 01' 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"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1035.83 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1035.84 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: 49° 58' 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"1003.92 miWest0° 11' 45.5"13.46 miNorth1004.02 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.5"799.53 miEast4° 37' 37.1"317.91 miNorth859.82 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 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 12:14 PM353 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaMon 12:14 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast E
CayenneMon 12:14 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 12:14 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorMon 12:14 PM1338 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaMon 12:14 PM1377 km856 miles743 nmSouth S
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:14 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:14 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmNorthwest NW

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