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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 = Monday, February 19, 2018 at 13:56:00.

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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 Monday, February 19, 2018 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' South, Longitude: 25° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 455.15 meters/second, 1638.5 kilometres/hour, 1018.1 miles/hour or 884.7 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"16.97 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.5"1018.02 miWest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 miNorth1018.05 mi
24 hours0° 01' 32.2"1.74 miWest0° 21' 30.8"24.65 miNorth24.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 19, 2018 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 19' North, Longitude: 16° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 kilometres/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 31.8"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"1004.85 miWest0° 11' 08.1"12.75 miNorth1004.90 mi
24 hours11° 23' 52.0"788.19 miEast4° 25' 30.9"304.06 miNorth843.42 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:56 am1082 km673 miles584 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:56 am1423 km884 miles768 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:56 am1651 km1026 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 1:56 pm2209 km1372 miles1193 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:56 am2284 km1419 miles1233 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 10:56 am2471 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:56 pm2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 1:56 pm2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São PauloMon 10:56 am2622 km1629 miles1416 nmSouthwest SW
ConakryMon 1:56 pm2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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