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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 2:46:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 38° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.82 meters/second, 1651.7 km/hour, 1026.3 miles/hour or 891.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.28 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.7"3.04 miWest0° 22' 33.8"25.84 miNorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 50' North, Longitude: 148° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"1004.32 miWest0° 11' 39.8"13.36 miSouth1004.43 mi
24 hours11° 36' 52.6"803.30 miEast4° 41' 00.4"321.79 miSouth864.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteTue 11:46 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
GaranhunsTue 11:46 AM202 km126 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióTue 11:46 AM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:46 AM377 km234 miles204 nmEast E
NatalTue 11:46 AM453 km281 miles245 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 11:46 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:46 AM529 km329 miles285 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:46 PM828 km514 miles447 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaTue 11:46 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:46 AM1371 km852 miles741 nmNorthwest NW

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