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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 54° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 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 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 169° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.02 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.2"966.23 miwest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 misouth966.01 mi
24 hours347° 12' 16.1"854.01 miwest2° 13' 25.1"152.91 misouth862.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémThu 12:46 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 12:46 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth N
CayenneThu 12:46 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboThu 12:46 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth N
ManausThu 11:46 AM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieThu 12:46 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémThu 12:46 PM734 km456 miles396 nmEast-southeast ESE
New AmsterdamThu 11:46 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenThu 11:46 AM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownThu 11:46 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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