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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 31' South, Longitude: 36° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.76 meters/second, 1669.5 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 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' 10.7"1037.47 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.96 miwest0° 23' 43.3"27.17 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 16° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.9"955.47 miwest0° 05' 03.9"5.81 minorth955.26 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.9"763.08 mieast1° 36' 48.9"110.99 minorth767.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:34 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
NatalSat 11:34 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:34 PM538 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSat 11:34 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 11:34 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:34 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest W
CayenneSat 11:34 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:34 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSat 11:34 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaSat 1:34 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
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