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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 53° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.84 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"1026.40 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.1"3.04 miwest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 minorth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' North, Longitude: 133° 53' 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' 14.0"1004.41 miwest0° 11' 40.5"13.37 misouth1004.51 mi
24 hours11° 37' 33.6"804.19 mieast4° 40' 59.7"321.80 misouth865.69 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 12:46 PM270 km167 miles146 nmNortheast NE
ManausTue 11:46 AM929 km577 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
BelémTue 12:46 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaTue 12:46 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneTue 12:46 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoTue 11:46 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 12:46 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth N
SucreTue 11:46 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 12:46 PM1723 km1070 miles930 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaTue 12:46 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
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