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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° 48' 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"1032.50 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.52 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° 51' 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"997.56 miwest0° 10' 30.4"12.03 misouth997.45 mi
24 hours11° 49' 03.4"812.09 mieast4° 02' 38.2"277.93 misouth854.56 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 PM70 km44 miles38 nmEast E
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:40 PM133 km82 miles72 nmWest W
New AmsterdamSat 11:40 AM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:40 PM199 km124 miles108 nmEast E
LindenSat 11:40 AM275 km171 miles148 nmWest W
GeorgetownSat 11:40 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneSat 12:40 PM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaSat 11:40 AM638 km396 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FernandoSat 11:40 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughSat 11:40 AM803 km499 miles434 nmNorthwest NW
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