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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 4:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 61° 50' 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"1027.10 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.9"3.12 miWest0° 22' 40.7"25.97 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° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 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"978.32 miWest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 miNorth978.67 mi
24 hours13° 33' 27.8"919.36 miEast4° 19' 20.3"297.06 miNorth971.95 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 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaThu 12:20 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
ManausThu 12:20 PM596 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 11:20 AM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaThu 12:20 PM823 km511 miles444 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:20 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth S
La PazThu 12:20 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
SucreThu 12:20 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémThu 1:20 PM1658 km1031 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownThu 12:20 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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