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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' South
Longitude: 43° 13' 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"1037.87 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.87 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 57' North
Longitude: 174° 40' 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"959.83 miwest0° 05' 23.2"6.17 minorth959.62 mi
24 hours11° 52' 40.7"786.08 mieast1° 43' 59.0"119.20 minorth791.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémMon 11:44 AM601 km373 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 11:44 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneMon 11:44 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:44 AM1264 km786 miles683 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboMon 11:44 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 11:44 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaMon 11:44 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownMon 10:44 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausMon 10:44 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest W
BridgetownMon 10:44 AM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmNorthwest NW
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