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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

UTC time = Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 3:46:00 AM.

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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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' South, Longitude: 126° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.61 meters/second, 1651.0 km/hour, 1025.9 miles/hour or 891.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1025.82 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1025.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.1"2.97 miWest0° 22' 30.4"25.78 miNorth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 58' North, Longitude: 51° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.57 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.1"1003.31 miWest0° 11' 28.3"13.14 miSouth1003.48 mi
24 hours11° 30' 25.0"794.89 miEast4° 39' 28.8"320.04 miSouth857.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauTue 12:46 PM39 km24 miles21 nmNorthwest NW
SameTue 12:46 PM124 km77 miles67 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliTue 12:46 PM127 km79 miles69 nmWest W
SuaiTue 12:46 PM177 km110 miles95 nmWest-southwest WSW
KupangTue 11:46 AM382 km238 miles206 nmWest-southwest WSW
EndeTue 11:46 AM559 km348 miles302 nmWest W
AmbonTue 12:46 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 1:16 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSoutheast SE
KendariTue 11:46 AM698 km433 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
RabaTue 11:46 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W

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