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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 42° 51' 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' North, Longitude: 173° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 434.60 meters/second, 1564.6 kilometres/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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"971.98 miWest0° 07' 27.1"8.54 miNorth971.75 mi
24 hours348° 06' 01.1"797.49 miWest2° 35' 32.4"178.24 miNorth812.39 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 11:44 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSun 11:44 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 11:44 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:44 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSun 11:44 AM1509 km937 miles815 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:44 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSun 11:44 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 10:44 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 10:44 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 10:44 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmNorthwest NW

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