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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 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 68° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.86 meters/second, 1651.9 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"1026.37 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.5"3.05 miwest0° 22' 34.4"25.86 minorth26.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' North, Longitude: 119° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 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' 12.7"1004.34 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.0"804.93 mieast4° 40' 57.6"321.74 misouth866.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto AcreTue 12:46 PM149 km93 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 12:46 PM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaTue 12:46 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth S
RiberaltaTue 12:46 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
Porto VelhoTue 12:46 PM485 km301 miles262 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:46 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
La PazTue 12:46 PM889 km552 miles480 nmSouth S
LimaTue 11:46 AM1036 km644 miles560 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausTue 12:46 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 12:46 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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