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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° 26' 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"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.79 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"950.02 miwest0° 03' 55.8"4.51 misouth950.21 mi
24 hours11° 27' 50.0"750.13 mieast1° 58' 16.5"135.58 misouth766.48 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 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
ManausWed 11:52 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
Boa VistaWed 11:52 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboWed 12:52 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:52 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:52 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LindenWed 11:52 AM688 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamWed 11:52 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth N
CayenneWed 12:52 PM704 km438 miles380 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownWed 11:52 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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