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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

UTC time = Monday, September 16, 2013 at 3:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' North, Longitude: 48° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.54 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 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 miSouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.90 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 miSouth1036.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miWest0° 23' 10.6"26.54 miSouth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 93° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.72 meters/second, 1579.4 km/hour, 981.4 miles/hour or 852.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.5"981.25 miWest0° 10' 09.9"11.64 miNorth981.60 mi
24 hours12° 52' 24.6"873.91 miEast4° 19' 15.0"296.95 miNorth928.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémMon 12:10 PM429 km266 miles232 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 12:10 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:10 PM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 12:10 PM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieMon 12:10 PM988 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownMon 11:10 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 12:10 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 11:10 AM1390 km863 miles750 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 11:10 AM1673 km1040 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
BridgetownMon 11:10 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorthwest NW

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