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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 15:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 04' North, Longitude: 43° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.2"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 15:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' North, Longitude: 56° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.3"949.70 miwest0° 03' 51.2"4.42 misouth949.89 mi
24 hours11° 28' 03.3"750.13 mieast1° 56' 33.4"133.61 misouth766.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémWed 12:02 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 12:02 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneWed 12:02 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 12:02 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboWed 12:02 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorWed 12:02 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownWed 11:02 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 12:02 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausWed 11:02 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownWed 11:02 AM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmNorthwest NW
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