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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 28, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 36° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.25 meters/second, 1667.7 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.32 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miwest0° 23' 23.6"26.79 minorth27.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' South, Longitude: 64° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.89 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.2"997.40 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 minorth997.62 mi
24 hours12° 44' 49.9"878.97 mieast4° 40' 14.4"320.94 minorth937.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:30 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:30 PM899 km559 miles485 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeFri 11:30 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:30 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 11:30 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 11:30 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouth S
PraiaFri 1:30 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboFri 11:30 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest W
GeorgetownFri 10:30 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest W
BrasiliaFri 11:30 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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