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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° 04' 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"1037.75 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.75 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° 26' 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"980.04 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 misouth979.83 mi
24 hours12° 15' 24.4"828.44 mieast2° 59' 16.8"205.42 misouth848.60 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 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSoutheast SE
ManausWed 11:56 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
Boa VistaWed 11:56 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieWed 12:56 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 12:56 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LindenWed 11:56 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 12:56 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamWed 11:56 AM738 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
CayenneWed 12:56 PM792 km492 miles427 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownWed 11:56 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
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