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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 40° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 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' 13.1"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.5"6.08 miwest0° 23' 20.8"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' North, Longitude: 176° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.64 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.7"972.07 miwest0° 07' 27.9"8.56 minorth971.84 mi
24 hours348° 06' 00.9"797.57 miwest2° 35' 53.0"178.64 minorth812.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSun 11:34 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:34 PM986 km613 miles533 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 11:34 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneSun 11:34 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmSouth S
ParamariboSun 11:34 AM1765 km1096 miles953 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 11:34 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 10:34 AM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 10:34 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmWest W
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