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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' South, Longitude: 57° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.74 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.3"5.08 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 143° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.7"992.83 miwest0° 09' 22.7"10.74 misouth992.68 mi
24 hours11° 43' 57.4"802.21 mieast3° 32' 55.3"243.92 misouth834.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémTue 12:56 PM336 km209 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausTue 11:56 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
Boa VistaTue 11:56 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:56 PM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
LindenTue 11:56 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 12:56 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamTue 11:56 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:56 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneTue 12:56 PM840 km522 miles453 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownTue 11:56 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth N
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