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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 7:00:00 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 19:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 101° 50' 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"1027.21 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.23 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.8"3.13 miWest0° 22' 41.5"25.99 miNorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 124° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.14 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 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"0.20 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.6"979.95 miWest0° 10' 15.3"11.75 miNorth980.30 mi
24 hours13° 30' 51.0"917.83 miEast4° 23' 02.4"301.29 miNorth971.59 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 1:00 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 2:00 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilThu 2:00 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 2:00 PM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 2:00 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmEast E
San SalvadorThu 1:00 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 1:00 PM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:00 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 1:00 PM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:00 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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