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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 06' North
Longitude: 40° 37' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 20' North
Longitude: 175° 51' 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 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.7"972.13 miwest0° 07' 27.9"8.56 minorth971.89 mi
24 hours348° 06' 00.9"797.61 miwest2° 35' 50.7"178.61 minorth812.59 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 AM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSun 11:34 AM892 km554 miles481 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:34 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSun 11:34 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSun 11:34 AM1407 km875 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth S
ParamariboSun 11:34 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 11:34 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 10:34 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 10:34 AM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmWest W
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