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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° 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' North, Longitude: 171° 01' 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"971.95 miwest0° 07' 26.2"8.52 minorth971.71 mi
24 hours348° 06' 01.4"797.46 miwest2° 35' 09.5"177.82 minorth812.28 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 AM361 km224 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 11:54 AM891 km554 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 11:54 AM918 km571 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboSun 11:54 AM1235 km768 miles667 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:54 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSoutheast SE
GeorgetownSun 10:54 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 10:54 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 11:54 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSun 11:54 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouth S
BridgetownSun 10:54 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorthwest NW
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