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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, February 21, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' South, Longitude: 54° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.39 meters/second, 1643.0 km/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1020.90 miwest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 minorth1020.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 56.2"2.20 miwest0° 21' 52.7"25.06 minorth25.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 75° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.63 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"951.91 miwest0° 04' 45.8"5.46 misouth952.15 mi
24 hours11° 33' 02.2"757.48 mieast2° 18' 23.9"158.64 misouth778.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasThu 12:52 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaThu 12:52 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSoutheast SE
ManausThu 11:52 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
BelémThu 12:52 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 11:52 AM1418 km881 miles765 nmWest W
SucreThu 11:52 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:52 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Thu 12:52 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth S
São PauloThu 12:52 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneThu 12:52 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmNorth N
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