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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 2:34:00 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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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° 17' 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"4.90 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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.84 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"968.01 miWest0° 07' 04.7"8.11 miNorth967.76 mi
24 hours11° 30' 54.8"767.64 miEast2° 27' 09.7"168.66 miNorth781.27 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 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouthwest SW
NatalFri 11:34 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:34 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 11:34 AM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM1247 km775 miles674 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:34 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest W
CayenneFri 11:34 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:34 AM1994 km1239 miles1076 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 11:34 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaFri 1:34 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNortheast NE

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