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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 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' North, Longitude: 58° 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' 28.2"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 42° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.81 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 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' 13.0"950.01 miwest0° 03' 56.5"4.52 misouth950.20 mi
24 hours11° 27' 47.8"750.08 mieast1° 58' 34.8"135.92 misouth766.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaWed 12:02 PM382 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
ManausWed 12:02 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SantarémWed 1:02 PM519 km322 miles280 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenWed 12:02 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieWed 1:02 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamWed 12:02 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 1:02 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownWed 12:02 PM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 1:02 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
CayenneWed 1:02 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
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