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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' South, Longitude: 54° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.2"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 157° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.24 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.8"980.19 miwest0° 08' 14.4"9.44 misouth979.98 mi
24 hours12° 15' 12.3"828.34 mieast2° 59' 31.5"205.71 misouth848.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémWed 12:46 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
ManausWed 11:46 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneWed 12:46 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:46 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 12:46 PM690 km429 miles373 nmNorth N
BelémWed 12:46 PM717 km446 miles387 nmEast E
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:46 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamWed 11:46 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenWed 11:46 AM807 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownWed 11:46 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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