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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 15:42:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 15:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 57' South, Longitude: 52° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 458.28 meters/second, 1649.8 kilometres/hour, 1025.1 miles/hour or 890.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.07 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1025.10 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.5"2.84 miWest0° 22' 25.1"25.68 miNorth25.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 67° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 418.49 meters/second, 1506.6 kilometres/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 57.4"935.83 miWest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 miNorth935.80 mi
24 hours14° 29' 08.2"941.43 miEast0° 25' 10.8"28.87 miSouth943.12 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguSun 12:42 pm256 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
ImperatrizSun 12:42 pm648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaSun 12:42 pm894 km555 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSun 12:42 pm928 km577 miles501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausSun 11:42 am1076 km668 miles581 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneSun 12:42 pm1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 12:42 pm1569 km975 miles847 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSun 12:42 pm1623 km1009 miles876 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSun 12:42 pm1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSun 10:42 am1715 km1065 miles926 nmWest W

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