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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 62° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.18 meters/second, 1653.1 km/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.6 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"1027.17 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.9"3.12 miwest0° 22' 40.7"25.98 minorth26.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 85° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.42 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.3"978.40 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 minorth978.75 mi
24 hours13° 33' 26.6"919.42 mieast4° 19' 21.9"297.11 minorth972.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoThu 12:20 PM207 km128 miles112 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausThu 12:20 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 11:20 AM658 km409 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazThu 12:20 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
SucreThu 12:20 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 1:20 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 11:20 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownThu 12:20 PM1716 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboThu 1:20 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaThu 1:20 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast-southeast ESE
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