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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' North, Longitude: 56° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 28.2"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.7"27.13 miNorth27.62 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 44° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 kilometres/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.84 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.9"949.94 miWest0° 03' 55.6"4.50 miSouth950.14 mi
24 hours11° 27' 50.4"750.08 miEast1° 58' 14.2"135.53 miSouth766.41 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémWed 12:52 PM320 km199 miles173 nm SSE
ManausWed 11:52 AM557 km346 miles301 nm SW
Boa VistaWed 11:52 AM587 km365 miles317 nm WNW
ParamariboWed 12:52 PM644 km400 miles348 nm N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:52 PM644 km400 miles348 nm NNE
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:52 PM654 km407 miles353 nm N
CayenneWed 12:52 PM685 km425 miles370 nm NE
LindenWed 11:52 AM698 km434 miles377 nm NNW
New AmsterdamWed 11:52 AM698 km434 miles377 nm NNW
GeorgetownWed 11:52 AM777 km483 miles420 nm NNW