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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 = Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 15:24:00.

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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 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 15:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 47° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 456.27 meters/second, 1642.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 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"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1020.55 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.0"2.13 miWest0° 21' 50.9"25.03 miNorth25.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' North, Longitude: 18° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 441.23 meters/second, 1588.4 kilometres/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 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' 29.7"16.45 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.8"986.81 miWest0° 10' 01.7"11.49 miNorth986.62 mi
24 hours12° 23' 30.7"843.60 miEast3° 45' 17.4"258.10 miNorth876.86 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
PalmasWed 12:24 pm84 km52 miles46 nmWest-northwest WNW
BalsasWed 12:24 pm363 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ImperatrizWed 12:24 pm541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
BrasiliaWed 12:24 pm595 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguWed 12:24 pm638 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
BelémWed 12:24 pm996 km619 miles538 nmNorth N
SalvadorWed 12:24 pm1034 km642 miles558 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaWed 12:24 pm1246 km774 miles673 nmNortheast NE
RecifeWed 12:24 pm1420 km882 miles767 nmEast E
São PauloWed 12:24 pm1457 km905 miles787 nmSouth S

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