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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' North, Longitude: 49° 05' 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"1036.97 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1036.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 10.6"26.54 misouth27.26 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° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.73 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' 18.6"981.33 miwest0° 10' 09.9"11.65 minorth981.68 mi
24 hours12° 52' 23.6"873.96 mieast4° 19' 16.2"296.99 minorth928.34 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 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 12:10 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:10 PM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 12:10 PM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieMon 12:10 PM960 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownMon 11:10 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 12:10 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausMon 11:10 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 11:10 AM1647 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
BridgetownMon 11:10 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
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