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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 1:50:00 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 13:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 24° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.14 meters/second, 1652.9 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' 06.6"1027.00 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.1"3.10 miWest0° 22' 39.9"25.96 miNorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 48' South, Longitude: 49° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 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' 32.4"976.76 miWest0° 09' 51.6"11.30 miNorth977.12 mi
24 hours13° 35' 54.0"920.76 miEast4° 15' 38.6"292.83 miNorth972.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 11:50 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 10:50 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 10:50 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:50 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownThu 1:50 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 1:50 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:50 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:50 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:50 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:50 PM2547 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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