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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 = Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 2:34:00 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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 31' South, Longitude: 36° 21' 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"1037.40 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.41 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: 17° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.23 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' 06.1"955.41 miWest0° 05' 04.0"5.81 miNorth955.20 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.6"763.03 miEast1° 36' 51.2"111.03 miNorth767.52 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 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
NatalSat 11:34 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:34 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSat 11:34 AM741 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 11:34 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:34 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmWest W
CayenneSat 11:34 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:34 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSat 11:34 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaSat 1:34 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNortheast NE

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