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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° 13' 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"1037.76 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.75 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° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 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' 22.9"954.16 miwest0° 04' 28.1"5.12 misouth953.98 mi
24 hours13° 15' 49.6"875.48 mieast1° 18' 17.3"89.74 misouth876.88 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 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 11:56 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 11:56 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 11:56 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorFri 11:56 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 11:56 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:56 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 10:56 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 10:56 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmWest W
BridgetownFri 10:56 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
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