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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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 57° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.89 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.68 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"5.19 miwest0° 23' 39.4"27.09 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 166° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.77 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.4"945.72 miwest0° 01' 46.2"2.03 misouth945.64 mi
24 hours13° 37' 34.0"892.57 mieast0° 09' 59.7"11.46 misouth892.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaSat 11:56 AM445 km277 miles240 nmWest-northwest WNW
SantarémSat 12:56 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 11:56 AM527 km327 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:56 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth N
LindenSat 11:56 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamSat 11:56 AM606 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
ParamariboSat 12:56 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:56 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownSat 11:56 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
CayenneSat 12:56 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNortheast NE
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