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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 26' North
Longitude: 55° 23' 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"1036.91 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.3"5.25 miwest0° 23' 28.5"26.89 minorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 22' South
Longitude: 114° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 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"1002.55 miwest0° 11' 47.0"13.50 misouth1002.57 mi
24 hours12° 05' 09.2"835.34 mieast4° 39' 48.9"320.47 misouth892.54 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 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboTue 12:46 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:46 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CayenneTue 12:46 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
New AmsterdamTue 11:46 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenTue 11:46 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémTue 12:46 PM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth S
GeorgetownTue 11:46 AM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Boa VistaTue 11:46 AM595 km369 miles321 nmWest W
ManausTue 11:46 AM803 km499 miles433 nmSouthwest SW
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