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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 14:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 42° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.17 miwest0° 23' 40.8"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 165° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"15.91 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.8"954.22 miwest0° 04' 28.0"5.12 misouth954.04 mi
24 hours13° 15' 50.8"875.55 mieast1° 18' 14.4"89.69 misouth876.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:56 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 11:56 AM697 km433 miles376 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 11:56 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 11:56 AM1260 km783 miles681 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboFri 11:56 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 11:56 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownFri 10:56 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:56 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausFri 10:56 AM1988 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 10:56 AM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmNorthwest NW
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