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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 16:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' North, Longitude: 61° 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 16:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' North, Longitude: 39° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.84 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.4 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' 13.1"950.14 miwest0° 03' 57.5"4.54 misouth950.34 mi
24 hours11° 27' 44.9"750.13 mieast1° 58' 57.8"136.37 misouth766.64 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 12:12 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausWed 12:12 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LindenWed 12:12 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamWed 12:12 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieWed 1:12 PM814 km506 miles439 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownWed 12:12 PM828 km514 miles447 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad BolívarWed 11:42 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 11:42 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboWed 1:12 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 1:12 PM1018 km632 miles549 nmNortheast NE
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