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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 5:30:00 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).

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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' South, Longitude: 79° 20' 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"1027.15 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.2"3.12 miWest0° 22' 41.0"25.98 miNorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 102° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 41.1"979.04 miWest0° 10' 08.5"11.62 miNorth979.39 mi
24 hours13° 32' 19.3"918.70 miEast4° 20' 59.4"298.94 miNorth971.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloThu 12:30 PM38 km23 miles20 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChiclayoThu 12:30 PM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LojaThu 12:30 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth N
LimaThu 12:30 PM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM662 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
PortoviejoThu 12:30 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:30 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:30 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast E
CaliThu 12:30 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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