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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 14, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 10' North, Longitude: 58° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.24 meters/second, 1667.7 km/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.23 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1036.24 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.5"6.17 miwest0° 23' 04.8"26.43 misouth27.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 57° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.50 meters/second, 1531.8 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.8"951.57 miwest0° 05' 46.4"6.62 minorth951.85 mi
24 hours13° 41' 34.4"903.44 mieast2° 48' 41.7"193.33 minorth930.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaSat 11:50 AM234 km146 miles127 nmWest W
LindenSat 11:50 AM318 km197 miles172 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:50 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamSat 11:50 AM361 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:50 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
ParamariboSat 12:50 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:50 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausSat 11:50 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 12:50 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad BolívarSat 11:20 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
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