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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' South, Longitude: 81° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 459.21 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"1027.15 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.2"3.13 miWest0° 22' 41.1"25.98 miNorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' South, Longitude: 104° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 437.78 meters/second, 1576.0 kilometres/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 25.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.5"979.14 miWest0° 10' 09.4"11.63 miNorth979.49 mi
24 hours13° 32' 09.4"918.60 miEast4° 21' 13.3"299.21 miNorth971.78 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
TrujilloThu 12:40 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast E
LojaThu 12:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CuencaThu 12:40 PM662 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CallaoThu 12:40 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 12:40 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM1179 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 12:40 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmEast E

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