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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 38° 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"4.90 miWest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 miNorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' North, Longitude: 3° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.80 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 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' 18.7"967.91 miWest0° 07' 03.9"8.10 miNorth967.67 mi
24 hours11° 30' 56.9"767.61 miEast2° 26' 49.7"168.28 miNorth781.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:44 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth S
NatalFri 11:44 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:44 PM739 km459 miles399 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 11:44 AM805 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémFri 11:44 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 11:44 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 11:44 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:44 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 11:44 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownFri 10:44 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-northwest WNW

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