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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 19' South, Longitude: 36° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.55 meters/second, 1668.8 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1036.99 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.3"4.83 miwest0° 23' 41.9"27.14 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' North, Longitude: 6° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.93 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.3"981.75 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.13 minorth981.53 mi
24 hours11° 26' 04.8"772.92 mieast3° 12' 31.7"220.61 minorth798.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 11:34 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouthwest SW
NatalThu 11:34 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:34 PM486 km302 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 11:34 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorThu 11:34 AM1199 km745 miles647 nmSouth S
BelémThu 11:34 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest W
CayenneThu 11:34 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaThu 11:34 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboThu 11:34 AM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaThu 1:34 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
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