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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 2:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 36° 50' 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"1027.03 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.11 miWest0° 22' 40.2"25.97 miNorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 40' South, Longitude: 61° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.95 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.4"977.28 miWest0° 09' 55.6"11.37 miNorth977.64 mi
24 hours13° 35' 05.4"920.30 miEast4° 16' 53.9"294.27 miNorth972.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaranhunsThu 11:40 AM83 km52 miles45 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaruaruThu 11:40 AM100 km62 miles54 nmEast E
Campina GrandeThu 11:40 AM153 km95 miles83 nmNortheast NE
MaceióThu 11:40 AM200 km124 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeThu 11:40 AM215 km133 miles116 nmEast E
João PessoaThu 11:40 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
NatalThu 11:40 AM323 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:40 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 11:40 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:40 PM683 km424 miles369 nmNortheast NE

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