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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° 60' 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 177° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 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"953.84 miwest0° 04' 23.1"5.03 misouth953.67 mi
24 hours13° 16' 44.4"876.24 mieast1° 16' 05.3"87.22 misouth877.46 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 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 12:46 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
CayenneFri 12:46 PM584 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 12:46 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieFri 12:46 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 11:46 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamFri 11:46 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenFri 11:46 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémFri 12:46 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
GeorgetownFri 11:46 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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