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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 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' North, Longitude: 56° 09' 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' 28.2"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 of the movement is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.84 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémWed 12:52 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausWed 11:52 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
Boa VistaWed 11:52 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboWed 12:52 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:52 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:52 PM654 km407 miles353 nmNorth N
CayenneWed 12:52 PM685 km425 miles370 nmNortheast NE
LindenWed 11:52 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamWed 11:52 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownWed 11:52 AM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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