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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 Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 38° 34' 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"1026.36 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.9"3.04 miwest0° 22' 33.8"25.85 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° 25' 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"1004.39 miwest0° 11' 39.8"13.36 misouth1004.50 mi
24 hours11° 36' 53.3"803.38 mieast4° 41' 00.4"321.82 misouth865.05 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 AM168 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GaranhunsTue 11:46 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
MaceióTue 11:46 AM337 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:46 AM409 km254 miles221 nmEast E
NatalTue 11:46 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 11:46 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:46 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:46 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaTue 11:46 AM1295 km804 miles699 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:46 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmNorthwest NW
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