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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

UTC time = Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:18:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 51° 25' 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"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 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 Latitude: 0° 27' North, Longitude: 58° 40' 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"1007.34 miWest0° 09' 36.6"11.01 miSouth1007.41 mi
24 hours10° 33' 04.3"729.81 miEast3° 50' 53.2"264.40 miSouth775.89 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 PM49 km30 miles26 nmNortheast NE
BelémTue 12:18 PM353 km220 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantarémTue 12:18 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 12:18 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:18 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ParamariboTue 12:18 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:18 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamTue 11:18 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
ManausTue 11:18 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownTue 11:18 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorthwest NW

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