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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 05' South
Longitude: 46° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.25 meters/second, 1667.7 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.32 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.33 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.7"4.68 miwest0° 23' 39.0"27.09 minorth27.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 14' North
Longitude: 38° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.8"1001.84 miwest0° 11' 15.6"12.90 minorth1001.80 mi
24 hours11° 25' 18.7"787.97 mieast4° 19' 29.9"297.22 minorth839.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisTue 12:14 PM240 km149 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 12:14 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaTue 12:14 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast E
CayenneTue 12:14 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 12:14 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboTue 12:14 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 12:14 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSoutheast SE
BrasiliaTue 12:14 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmSouth S
ManausTue 11:14 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 11:14 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmNorthwest NW
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