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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 3:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 49° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.17 meters/second, 1653.0 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' 06.7"1027.06 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.6"3.11 miWest0° 22' 40.4"25.97 miNorth26.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 73° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.18 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 25' 36.3"977.80 miWest0° 09' 59.5"11.45 miNorth978.16 mi
24 hours13° 34' 16.6"919.83 miEast4° 18' 07.9"295.67 miNorth972.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaThu 12:30 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNortheast NE
PalmasThu 12:30 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguThu 12:30 PM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémThu 12:30 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
BrasiliaThu 12:30 PM854 km530 miles461 nmSouth S
FortalezaThu 12:30 PM1295 km804 miles699 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorThu 12:30 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausThu 11:30 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneThu 12:30 PM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeThu 12:30 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmEast E

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