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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 6:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 91° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.22 meters/second, 1653.2 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 miNorth1027.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.5"3.13 miWest0° 22' 41.3"25.99 miNorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 114° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.96 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.33 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.1"979.55 miWest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 miNorth979.90 mi
24 hours13° 31' 30.2"918.22 miEast4° 22' 08.3"300.26 miNorth971.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 1:20 PM1477 km918 miles797 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:20 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:20 PM1720 km1068 miles928 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:20 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:20 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:20 PM2338 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
BogotaThu 1:20 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:20 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 12:20 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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