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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 36° 34' 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"1037.26 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 5° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.83 meters/second, 1558.2 km/hour, 968.2 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' 18.8"968.06 miwest0° 07' 04.7"8.11 minorth967.82 mi
24 hours11° 30' 54.9"767.69 mieast2° 27' 07.5"168.63 minorth781.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:34 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
NatalFri 11:34 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:34 PM511 km317 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 11:34 AM709 km440 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:34 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmWest W
CayenneFri 11:34 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:34 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 11:34 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaFri 1:34 PM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
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