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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 3:36:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 50° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.83 meters/second, 1651.8 km/hour, 1026.4 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"1026.32 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.34 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.1"3.04 miWest0° 22' 34.1"25.85 miNorth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' North, Longitude: 136° 35' 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' 31.1"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"1004.33 miWest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 miSouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.0"803.98 miEast4° 41' 00.0"321.79 miSouth865.51 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 XinguTue 12:36 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 12:36 PM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaTue 12:36 PM868 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausTue 11:36 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 12:36 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaTue 12:36 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneTue 12:36 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 12:36 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloTue 12:36 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeTue 12:36 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmEast E

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