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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 5:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' South, Longitude: 76° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.20 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"1027.14 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.1"3.12 miWest0° 22' 41.0"25.98 miNorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 100° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 40.6"978.93 miWest0° 10' 07.8"11.61 miNorth979.29 mi
24 hours13° 32' 29.0"918.79 miEast4° 20' 45.3"298.68 miNorth971.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloThu 12:20 PM242 km151 miles131 nmWest W
LimaThu 12:20 PM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
LojaThu 12:20 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:20 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoThu 12:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:20 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaThu 1:20 PM939 km584 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:20 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 12:20 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmNorth N

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