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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: 43° 02' 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.85 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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 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"984.92 miwest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 minorth984.72 mi
24 hours11° 54' 20.4"808.52 mieast3° 22' 01.0"231.46 minorth836.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSat 11:44 AM643 km400 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:44 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSat 11:44 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:44 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSat 11:44 AM1471 km914 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:44 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:44 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:44 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 10:44 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSat 10:44 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorthwest NW
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