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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° 39' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.1"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.13 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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 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"949.63 miwest0° 03' 51.1"4.42 misouth949.82 mi
24 hours11° 28' 03.5"750.08 mieast1° 56' 31.1"133.56 misouth766.02 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 PM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 12:02 PM704 km438 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneWed 12:02 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeWed 12:02 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboWed 12:02 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorWed 12:02 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownWed 11:02 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 12:02 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausWed 11:02 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmWest W
BridgetownWed 11:02 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNorthwest NW
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