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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 4:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' North, Longitude: 58° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 11.2"1037.74 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.9"5.19 miWest0° 23' 40.3"27.11 miNorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 53° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.70 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"960.97 miWest0° 05' 59.8"6.87 miSouth961.25 mi
24 hours11° 21' 49.2"751.90 miEast2° 45' 45.2"189.95 miSouth780.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaThu 12:02 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNorthwest NW
ManausThu 12:02 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SantarémThu 1:02 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
LindenThu 12:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieThu 1:02 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamThu 12:02 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownThu 12:02 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 1:02 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 1:02 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNortheast NE
CayenneThu 1:02 PM865 km538 miles467 nmNortheast NE

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