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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 = Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 3:46:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 26' North, Longitude: 55° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.51 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1036.84 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.3"5.25 miWest0° 23' 28.5"26.88 miNorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 21' South, Longitude: 114° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.7"1002.49 miWest0° 11' 47.0"13.49 miSouth1002.51 mi
24 hours12° 05' 08.1"835.26 miEast4° 39' 49.3"320.46 miSouth892.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:46 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboTue 12:46 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
CayenneTue 12:46 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNortheast NE
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:46 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamTue 11:46 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenTue 11:46 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémTue 12:46 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
GeorgetownTue 11:46 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
Boa VistaTue 11:46 AM620 km386 miles335 nmWest W
ManausTue 11:46 AM823 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW

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