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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 3:52:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 456.39 meters/second, 1643.0 kilometres/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.2 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"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1020.83 miWest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 miNorth1020.85 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° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 425.63 meters/second, 1532.3 kilometres/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 30.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.3"951.83 miWest0° 04' 45.7"5.46 miSouth952.07 mi
24 hours11° 33' 02.4"757.43 miEast2° 18' 21.6"158.58 miSouth778.64 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
SinopThu 11:52 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Félix do XinguThu 12:52 PM501 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:52 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaThu 12:52 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
ManausThu 11:52 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
BelémThu 12:52 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 11:52 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest W
SucreThu 11:52 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:52 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Thu 12:52 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth S

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