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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 = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 19° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.13 meters/second, 1652.9 km/hour, 1027.0 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' 06.6"1026.98 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.0"3.10 miWest0° 22' 39.9"25.96 miNorth26.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 44° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.63 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.28 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.7"976.55 miWest0° 09' 50.0"11.27 miNorth976.91 mi
24 hours13° 36' 13.4"920.94 miEast4° 15' 08.0"292.25 miNorth972.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:30 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeThu 10:30 AM1715 km1065 miles926 nmWest W
MonroviaThu 1:30 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:30 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:30 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorThu 10:30 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:30 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauThu 1:30 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 1:30 PM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroThu 1:30 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNortheast NE

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