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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 55' South
Longitude: 34° 04' 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"1037.25 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.26 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.8"4.90 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 29' North
Longitude: 7° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 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"968.16 miwest0° 07' 05.5"8.13 minorth967.92 mi
24 hours11° 30' 52.8"767.72 mieast2° 27' 27.6"169.01 minorth781.42 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 PM286 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
NatalFri 11:24 AM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaFri 11:24 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 11:24 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 11:24 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 11:24 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmWest W
BrasiliaFri 11:24 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 11:24 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaFri 1:24 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 11:24 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmWest-northwest WNW
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