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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° 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 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
GaranhunsTue 11:46 AM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióTue 11:46 AM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:46 AM378 km235 miles204 nmEast E
NatalTue 11:46 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 11:46 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:46 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:46 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaTue 11:46 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:46 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmNorthwest NW
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