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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 2:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 34° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.15 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"1027.02 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.11 miWest0° 22' 40.1"25.96 miNorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' South, Longitude: 59° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.91 meters/second, 1572.9 km/hour, 977.3 miles/hour or 849.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.1"977.18 miWest0° 09' 54.7"11.36 miNorth977.54 mi
24 hours13° 35' 15.1"920.39 miEast4° 16' 38.9"293.98 miNorth972.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 11:30 AM66 km41 miles35 nmWest-northwest WNW
João PessoaThu 11:30 AM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaruaruThu 11:30 AM182 km113 miles98 nmWest W
Campina GrandeThu 11:30 AM204 km127 miles110 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióThu 11:30 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
GaranhunsThu 11:30 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalThu 11:30 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:30 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:30 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:30 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouthwest SW

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