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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 42° 56' 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' 13.0"1037.80 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.3"6.04 miwest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 174° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.16 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.8"959.77 miwest0° 05' 23.3"6.17 minorth959.56 mi
24 hours11° 52' 40.8"786.04 mieast1° 44' 01.4"119.23 minorth791.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 11:44 AM616 km383 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
BelémMon 11:44 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:44 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:44 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 11:44 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboMon 11:44 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:44 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownMon 10:44 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausMon 10:44 AM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmWest W
BridgetownMon 10:44 AM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmNorthwest NW
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