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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 46' North
Longitude: 57° 34' 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"17.30 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' 30.2"5.19 miwest0° 23' 39.4"27.09 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 45' South
Longitude: 166° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 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' 16.3"945.78 miwest0° 01' 46.1"2.03 misouth945.70 mi
24 hours13° 37' 34.8"892.64 mieast0° 09' 56.5"11.40 misouth892.28 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 AM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
SantarémSat 12:56 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 11:56 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:56 PM575 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
LindenSat 11:56 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamSat 11:56 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
ParamariboSat 12:56 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:56 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownSat 11:56 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth N
CayenneSat 12:56 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
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