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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' North, Longitude: 55° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.55 meters/second, 1661.6 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.43 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.44 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.7"5.90 miwest0° 22' 33.9"25.84 misouth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 36' South, Longitude: 32° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.98 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"997.49 miwest0° 10' 30.4"12.03 misouth997.39 mi
24 hours11° 49' 02.1"812.01 mieast4° 02' 39.2"277.93 misouth854.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboSat 12:40 PM39 km24 miles21 nmEast E
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:40 PM163 km101 miles88 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:40 PM169 km105 miles91 nmEast-southeast ESE
New AmsterdamSat 11:40 AM226 km140 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenSat 11:40 AM305 km190 miles165 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:40 AM312 km194 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneSat 12:40 PM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaSat 11:40 AM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FernandoSat 11:40 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughSat 11:40 AM824 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
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