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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 6:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 96° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.22 meters/second, 1653.2 km/hour, 1027.3 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' 44.6"3.13 miWest0° 22' 41.4"25.99 miNorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 60' South, Longitude: 119° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 43.8"979.75 miWest0° 10' 13.8"11.72 miNorth980.10 mi
24 hours13° 31' 10.6"918.02 miEast4° 22' 35.4"300.77 miNorth971.64 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 12:40 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 1:40 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:40 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:40 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:40 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM2560 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:40 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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