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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 15:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' South
Longitude: 51° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 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 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.9"6.01 miwest0° 23' 22.1"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 27' North
Longitude: 58° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.35 meters/second, 1621.3 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.79 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 48.9"1007.41 miwest0° 09' 36.6"11.01 misouth1007.48 mi
24 hours10° 33' 04.8"729.87 mieast3° 50' 53.2"264.42 misouth775.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacapáTue 12:18 PM76 km47 miles41 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémTue 12:18 PM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantarémTue 12:18 PM416 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 12:18 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:18 PM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboTue 12:18 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:18 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamTue 11:18 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
ManausTue 11:18 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
LindenTue 11:18 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmNorthwest NW
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