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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 6:50:00 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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 99° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.23 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"1027.20 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.22 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 121° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 44.3"979.85 miWest0° 10' 14.6"11.73 miNorth980.20 mi
24 hours13° 31' 00.9"917.93 miEast4° 22' 48.9"301.03 miNorth971.61 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 12:50 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 1:50 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 1:50 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuitoThu 1:50 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:50 PM2481 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 12:50 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:50 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:50 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:50 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:50 PM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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