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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 6:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 94° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.22 meters/second, 1653.2 km/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.7 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"1027.19 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.21 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 116° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 43.5"979.65 miWest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 miNorth980.00 mi
24 hours13° 31' 20.5"918.12 miEast4° 22' 21.8"300.51 miNorth971.66 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 12:30 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 1:30 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:30 PM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:30 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:30 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:30 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:30 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM2553 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 12:30 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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