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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 14:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 45° 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' North, Longitude: 171° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.56 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 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"971.89 miwest0° 07' 26.3"8.53 minorth971.66 mi
24 hours348° 06' 01.4"797.41 miwest2° 35' 11.7"177.85 minorth812.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSun 11:54 AM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 11:54 AM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 11:54 AM944 km586 miles509 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboSun 11:54 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:54 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownSun 10:54 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:54 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausSun 10:54 AM1671 km1039 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSun 11:54 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmSouth S
BridgetownSun 10:54 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmNorthwest NW
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