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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 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' South, Longitude: 57° 21' 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 155° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 00.4"980.09 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 misouth979.88 mi
24 hours12° 15' 25.9"828.52 mieast2° 59' 14.9"205.39 misouth848.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémWed 12:56 PM368 km228 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
ManausWed 11:56 AM422 km262 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
Boa VistaWed 11:56 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:56 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
LindenWed 11:56 AM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 12:56 PM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamWed 11:56 AM736 km457 miles398 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:56 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownWed 11:56 AM804 km499 miles434 nmNorth N
CayenneWed 12:56 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNortheast NE
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