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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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 43° 07' 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' North, Longitude: 173° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.60 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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"972.04 miwest0° 07' 27.0"8.54 minorth971.80 mi
24 hours348° 06' 01.1"797.54 miwest2° 35' 30.2"178.21 minorth812.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSun 11:44 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM660 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSun 11:44 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:44 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSun 11:44 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:44 AM1533 km952 miles828 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSun 10:44 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 11:44 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSun 10:44 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 10:44 AM2320 km1441 miles1253 nmNorthwest NW
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