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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° 34' 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"1026.44 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.46 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° 22' 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"1004.41 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 misouth1004.51 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.8"805.00 mieast4° 40' 57.6"321.76 misouth866.33 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 PM168 km104 miles91 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoTue 12:46 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EirunepéTue 12:46 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
Porto VelhoTue 12:46 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
La PazTue 12:46 PM890 km553 miles480 nmSouth S
LimaTue 11:46 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausTue 12:46 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 12:46 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoTue 11:46 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilTue 11:46 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmWest-northwest WNW
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