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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 = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 4:02:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' South, Longitude: 58° 35' 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"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.76 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 Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 30° 37' 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"15.72 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.8"943.19 miWest0° 01' 45.3"2.01 miSouth943.28 mi
24 hours11° 33' 42.0"751.28 miEast1° 07' 29.0"77.37 miSouth757.88 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 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Boa VistaTue 12:02 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantarémTue 1:02 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenTue 12:02 PM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieTue 1:02 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamTue 12:02 PM735 km456 miles397 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 1:02 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownTue 12:02 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 1:02 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNortheast NE
CayenneTue 1:02 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNortheast NE

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