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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' North, Longitude: 59° 00' 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.9"5.19 miwest0° 23' 40.2"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° 22' 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"961.04 miwest0° 05' 59.9"6.88 misouth961.32 mi
24 hours11° 21' 48.8"751.95 mieast2° 45' 47.2"190.00 misouth780.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaThu 12:02 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
ManausThu 12:02 PM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SantarémThu 1:02 PM575 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
LindenThu 12:02 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieThu 1:02 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamThu 12:02 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownThu 12:02 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 1:02 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 1:02 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNortheast NE
CayenneThu 1:02 PM891 km554 miles481 nmNortheast NE
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