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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 15:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' North, Longitude: 58° 08' 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' 16.4"6.08 miwest0° 23' 20.8"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' North, Longitude: 158° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.36 meters/second, 1563.7 km/hour, 971.6 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.7"971.50 miwest0° 07' 22.2"8.45 minorth971.26 mi
24 hours11° 53' 57.5"797.07 mieast2° 33' 26.1"175.85 minorth811.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSun 11:44 AM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Boa VistaSun 11:44 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémSun 12:44 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
LindenSun 11:44 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieSun 12:44 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamSun 11:44 AM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
ParamariboSun 12:44 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSun 11:44 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSun 12:44 PM753 km468 miles406 nmNortheast NE
CayenneSun 12:44 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNortheast NE
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