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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 16:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 59° 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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 165° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.94 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 37.9"966.04 miwest0° 06' 32.1"7.49 misouth965.82 mi
24 hours12° 48' 10.2"854.35 mieast2° 12' 41.5"152.08 misouth863.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaThu 12:06 PM329 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausThu 12:06 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth S
SantarémThu 1:06 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenThu 12:06 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieThu 1:06 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamThu 12:06 PM742 km461 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownThu 12:06 PM780 km484 miles421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboThu 1:06 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 1:06 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad BolívarThu 11:36 AM986 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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