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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 21, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' North, Longitude: 42° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.78 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.78 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.4"6.12 miwest0° 23' 19.9"26.72 misouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 161° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.0"984.86 miwest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 minorth984.66 mi
24 hours11° 54' 20.4"808.48 mieast3° 22' 03.0"231.48 minorth836.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:44 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSat 11:44 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 11:44 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:44 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSat 11:44 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:44 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:44 AM1848 km1149 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:44 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 10:44 AM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSat 10:44 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmNorthwest NW
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