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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 30' South
Longitude: 51° 04' 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"1026.39 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.41 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 40' North
Longitude: 136° 18' 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' 14.3"1004.40 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 misouth1004.51 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.8"804.05 mieast4° 41' 00.0"321.81 misouth865.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémTue 12:36 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaTue 12:36 PM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausTue 11:36 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 12:36 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaTue 12:36 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneTue 12:36 PM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 12:36 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloTue 12:36 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeTue 12:36 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroTue 12:36 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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