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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° 32' 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"1025.37 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.39 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° 28' 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"1000.72 miwest0° 11' 08.0"12.75 misouth1000.95 mi
24 hours11° 25' 17.8"786.84 mieast4° 34' 30.6"314.38 misouth849.19 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 PM299 km186 miles162 nmNortheast NE
ManausMon 11:46 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaMon 12:46 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE
BelémMon 12:46 PM992 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
CayenneMon 12:46 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoMon 11:46 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 12:46 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
SucreMon 11:46 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 12:46 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaMon 12:46 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
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