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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 3:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 51° 17' 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"1037.19 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.9"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: 8° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 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"967.44 miWest0° 07' 00.0"8.02 miNorth967.20 mi
24 hours11° 31' 07.7"767.44 miEast2° 25' 08.9"166.36 miNorth780.62 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 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth N
BelémFri 12:34 PM318 km198 miles172 nmEast E
SantarémFri 12:34 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest W
São Félix do XinguFri 12:34 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 12:34 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 12:34 PM873 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboFri 12:34 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 11:34 AM981 km609 miles529 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 11:34 AM1229 km764 miles664 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaFri 12:34 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast E

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