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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 areas 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 4:40:00 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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' South, Longitude: 66° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 459.19 meters/second, 1653.1 kilometres/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 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° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 kilometres/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"978.52 miWest0° 10' 04.9"11.55 miNorth978.88 mi
24 hours13° 33' 08.2"919.17 miEast4° 19' 49.0"297.60 miNorth971.91 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto AcreThu 11:40 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:40 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaThu 12:40 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto VelhoThu 12:40 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast E
CobijaThu 12:40 PM379 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:40 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
IquitosThu 11:40 AM864 km537 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
La PazThu 12:40 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
ManausThu 12:40 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 11:40 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmWest-southwest WSW

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