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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

UTC time = Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 53° 20' 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"1027.31 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.34 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 Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 145° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 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' 33.0"1001.12 miWest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 miSouth1001.09 mi
24 hours11° 57' 53.0"825.56 miEast4° 32' 53.4"312.53 miSouth879.77 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 XinguWed 12:46 PM221 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
SantarémWed 12:46 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémWed 12:46 PM913 km568 miles493 nmNortheast NE
ManausWed 11:46 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaWed 12:46 PM1036 km644 miles560 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneWed 12:46 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth N
ParamariboWed 12:46 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoWed 11:46 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 12:46 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorWed 12:46 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE

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