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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 4:30:00 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 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 64° 20' 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"1027.11 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.13 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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 87° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.8"978.42 miWest0° 10' 04.1"11.53 miNorth978.78 mi
24 hours13° 33' 17.9"919.27 miEast4° 19' 34.7"297.33 miNorth971.93 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 12:30 PM79 km49 miles43 nmSoutheast SE
RiberaltaThu 12:30 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:30 AM432 km268 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaThu 12:30 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausThu 12:30 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:30 PM976 km607 miles527 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazThu 12:30 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreThu 12:30 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmSouth S
LimaThu 11:30 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaThu 11:30 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorthwest NW

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