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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 54° 43' 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"1037.75 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 177° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.4"953.79 miwest0° 04' 23.2"5.03 misouth953.61 mi
24 hours13° 16' 43.2"876.16 mieast1° 16' 08.1"87.27 misouth877.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémFri 12:46 PM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 12:46 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 12:46 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth N
ParamariboFri 12:46 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieFri 12:46 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 11:46 AM706 km439 miles381 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamFri 11:46 AM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémFri 12:46 PM722 km449 miles390 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenFri 11:46 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GeorgetownFri 11:46 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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