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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° 36' 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"1020.83 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 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' 00.3"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 zenith

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

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
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:52 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
ManausThu 11:52 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
BelémThu 12:52 PM1193 km742 miles644 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 11:52 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest W
SucreThu 11:52 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:52 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
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