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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° 55' 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"1036.30 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1036.31 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° 05' 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' 21.9"951.65 miwest0° 05' 46.5"6.62 minorth951.92 mi
24 hours13° 41' 33.3"903.49 mieast2° 48' 44.6"193.40 minorth930.40 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 AM204 km127 miles110 nmWest W
LindenSat 11:50 AM323 km201 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:50 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNortheast NE
New AmsterdamSat 11:50 AM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:50 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 12:50 PM508 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:50 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausSat 11:50 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth S
Ciudad BolívarSat 11:20 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneSat 12:50 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
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