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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° 56' 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 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 41° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.82 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"950.08 miwest0° 03' 56.7"4.52 misouth950.28 mi
24 hours11° 27' 47.4"750.13 mieast1° 58' 37.2"135.97 misouth766.56 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 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausWed 12:02 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SantarémWed 1:02 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenWed 12:02 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieWed 1:02 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamWed 12:02 PM699 km434 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownWed 12:02 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 1:02 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 1:02 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNortheast NE
CayenneWed 1:02 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNortheast NE
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