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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 19' South
Longitude: 58° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.2"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' North
Longitude: 30° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.78 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.8"943.26 miwest0° 01' 45.3"2.01 misouth943.35 mi
24 hours11° 33' 41.6"751.34 mieast1° 07' 31.6"77.42 misouth757.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausTue 12:02 PM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Boa VistaTue 12:02 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantarémTue 1:02 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenTue 12:02 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieTue 1:02 PM722 km448 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamTue 12:02 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownTue 12:02 PM792 km492 miles427 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 1:02 PM793 km492 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 1:02 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNortheast NE
CayenneTue 1:02 PM929 km577 miles502 nmNortheast NE
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