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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 = Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 2:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 47' South, Longitude: 34° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.14 meters/second, 1634.9 km/hour, 1015.9 miles/hour or 882.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.93 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.8"1015.76 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miNorth1015.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.5"1.42 miWest0° 21' 11.9"24.28 miNorth24.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 48° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miNorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.9"950.69 miWest0° 04' 19.3"4.96 miNorth950.50 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.1"755.28 miEast1° 18' 51.8"90.41 miNorth757.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSun 11:30 AM303 km188 miles164 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:30 AM424 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 11:30 AM505 km314 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 11:30 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:30 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 11:30 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSun 11:30 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 11:30 AM1575 km978 miles850 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloSun 11:30 AM1866 km1159 miles1008 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:30 AM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW

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