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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 434.64 meters/second, 1564.7 kilometres/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM469 km292 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSun 11:34 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:34 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 11:34 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneSun 11:34 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM1461 km908 miles789 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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