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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 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 51° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.67 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"1037.27 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.1"4.90 miwest0° 23' 42.9"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 9° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.58 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.13 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.4"967.50 miwest0° 06' 59.8"8.02 minorth967.26 mi
24 hours11° 31' 07.8"767.49 mieast2° 25' 06.7"166.32 minorth780.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáFri 12:34 PM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémFri 12:34 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast E
SantarémFri 12:34 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest W
CayenneFri 12:34 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 12:34 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboFri 12:34 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 11:34 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 11:34 AM1210 km752 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaFri 12:34 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast E
BrasiliaFri 12:34 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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