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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 Monday, February 25, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' South, Longitude: 53° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.38 meters/second, 1650.2 km/hour, 1025.4 miles/hour or 891.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1025.30 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.0"2.89 miwest0° 22' 26.6"25.71 minorth25.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 25, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' North, Longitude: 122° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.38 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.3"1000.65 miwest0° 11' 08.0"12.75 misouth1000.87 mi
24 hours11° 25' 17.3"786.77 mieast4° 34' 30.0"314.35 misouth849.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguMon 12:46 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaMon 12:46 PM963 km599 miles520 nmSoutheast SE
BelémMon 12:46 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausMon 11:46 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneMon 12:46 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoMon 11:46 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 12:46 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth N
SalvadorMon 12:46 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 11:46 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 12:46 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmEast-northeast ENE
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