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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 Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 60' North
Longitude: 36° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.81 meters/second, 1666.1 km/hour, 1035.3 miles/hour or 899.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.33 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 minorth1035.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.14 miwest0° 23' 13.9"26.61 minorth27.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 21' North
Longitude: 2° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.7"979.27 miwest0° 09' 40.2"11.08 minorth979.06 mi
24 hours13° 39' 05.6"925.94 mieast3° 28' 52.2"239.32 minorth950.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 11:30 AM878 km546 miles474 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:30 PM989 km614 miles534 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeThu 11:30 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmSouth S
BelémThu 11:30 AM1441 km896 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 11:30 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest W
PraiaThu 1:30 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorThu 11:30 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth S
ParamariboThu 11:30 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest W
GeorgetownThu 10:30 AM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmWest W
DakarThu 2:30 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-northeast ENE
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