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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 49° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.17 meters/second, 1653.0 km/hour, 1027.1 miles/hour or 892.5 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"1027.14 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.6"3.11 miwest0° 22' 40.4"25.97 minorth26.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 73° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.19 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 25' 36.4"977.88 miwest0° 09' 59.6"11.45 minorth978.24 mi
24 hours13° 34' 15.5"919.88 mieast4° 18' 09.6"295.73 minorth972.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaThu 12:30 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNortheast NE
BelémThu 12:30 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
BrasiliaThu 12:30 PM860 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 11:30 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 12:30 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorThu 12:30 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneThu 12:30 PM1485 km922 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeThu 12:30 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
ParamariboThu 12:30 PM1670 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São PauloThu 12:30 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmSouth S
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