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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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 39° 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"1037.26 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' North, Longitude: 2° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.79 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"967.97 miwest0° 07' 03.8"8.10 minorth967.73 mi
24 hours11° 30' 57.1"767.66 mieast2° 26' 47.3"168.25 minorth781.20 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 AM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SobralFri 11:44 AM247 km154 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
NatalFri 11:44 AM601 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:44 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 11:44 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 11:44 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 11:44 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 11:44 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:44 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 11:44 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest-northwest WNW
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