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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' South, Longitude: 57° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 455.86 meters/second, 1641.1 kilometres/hour, 1019.7 miles/hour or 886.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1019.63 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.66 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.8"2.02 miWest0° 21' 43.2"24.88 miNorth24.96 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 61° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 421.84 meters/second, 1518.6 kilometres/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.2"943.33 miWest0° 02' 33.9"2.94 miSouth943.46 mi
24 hours11° 38' 00.3"756.18 miEast1° 27' 14.9"100.02 miSouth766.13 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SinopWed 12:02 PM214 km133 miles116 nm SE
ManausWed 12:02 PM899 km559 miles486 nm NNW
RiberaltaWed 12:02 PM982 km610 miles531 nm W
BrasiliaWed 1:02 PM1145 km711 miles618 nm ESE
Rio BrancoWed 12:02 PM1179 km733 miles637 nm W
SucreWed 12:02 PM1275 km792 miles688 nm SW
La PazWed 12:02 PM1357 km843 miles733 nm WSW
BelémWed 1:02 PM1397 km868 miles754 nm NE
Asuncion *Wed 1:02 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nm S
São PauloWed 1:02 PM1803 km1121 miles974 nm SE