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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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 07' South
Longitude: 53° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.28 meters/second, 1653.4 km/hour, 1027.4 miles/hour or 892.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.39 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.0"3.20 miwest0° 22' 41.3"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 03' South
Longitude: 145° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.9"1001.18 miwest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 misouth1001.15 mi
24 hours11° 57' 54.0"825.63 mieast4° 32' 52.5"312.54 misouth879.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémWed 12:46 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth N
ManausWed 11:46 AM899 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
BelémWed 12:46 PM931 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaWed 12:46 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneWed 12:46 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 12:46 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoWed 11:46 AM1575 km978 miles850 nmWest W
GeorgetownWed 11:46 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaWed 12:46 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorWed 12:46 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
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