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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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' South, Longitude: 67° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.19 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"1027.18 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.0"3.12 miwest0° 22' 40.8"25.98 minorth26.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' South, Longitude: 90° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 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' 39.1"978.60 miwest0° 10' 05.0"11.55 minorth978.96 mi
24 hours13° 33' 07.0"919.23 mieast4° 19' 50.6"297.65 minorth971.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto AcreThu 11:40 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:40 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaThu 12:40 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto VelhoThu 12:40 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
CobijaThu 12:40 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazThu 12:40 PM926 km576 miles500 nmSouth S
ManausThu 12:40 PM965 km599 miles521 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 11:40 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 12:40 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmSouth S
QuitoThu 11:40 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorthwest NW
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