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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 3:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 38' 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.78 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° 15' South, Longitude: 170° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 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"966.17 miWest0° 06' 33.8"7.52 miSouth965.95 mi
24 hours347° 12' 17.4"853.93 miWest2° 13' 27.4"152.95 miSouth862.86 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 PM266 km165 miles143 nmSouth S
CayenneThu 12:46 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 12:46 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 12:46 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
ManausThu 11:46 AM690 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 12:46 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nieuw NickerieThu 12:46 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamThu 11:46 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenThu 11:46 AM781 km485 miles421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownThu 11:46 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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