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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 = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:24:00 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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 33° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.66 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1037.18 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.8"4.89 miWest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 7° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.14 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"968.10 miWest0° 07' 05.5"8.13 miNorth967.86 mi
24 hours11° 30' 52.7"767.67 miEast2° 27' 29.7"169.04 miNorth781.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:24 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSoutheast SE
NatalFri 11:24 AM458 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 11:24 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 11:24 AM690 km429 miles372 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 11:24 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 11:24 AM1634 km1016 miles883 nmWest W
BrasiliaFri 11:24 AM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaFri 1:24 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneFri 11:24 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauFri 2:24 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmNortheast NE

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