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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 Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 15:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 01' South, Longitude: 49° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.37 meters/second, 1660.9 km/hour, 1032.1 miles/hour or 896.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1032.02 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 minorth1032.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.0"3.96 miwest0° 23' 13.3"26.59 minorth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' North, Longitude: 128° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.29 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 34' 12.1"1004.98 miwest0° 09' 03.6"10.37 misouth1005.13 mi
24 hours10° 17' 36.4"710.01 mieast3° 40' 57.7"253.03 misouth754.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaThu 12:28 PM186 km116 miles100 nmSoutheast SE
São Félix do XinguThu 12:28 PM294 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 12:28 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaThu 12:28 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmSouth S
ManausThu 11:28 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 12:28 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneThu 12:28 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 12:28 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboThu 12:28 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeThu 12:28 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast E
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