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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 7:10:00 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 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 104° 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"1027.21 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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' South, Longitude: 126° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.19 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.34 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.1"980.05 miWest0° 10' 16.0"11.76 miNorth980.41 mi
24 hours13° 30' 41.3"917.73 miEast4° 23' 15.7"301.54 miNorth971.56 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 1:10 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 2:10 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San SalvadorThu 1:10 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:10 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 2:10 PM2996 km1861 miles1618 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 1:10 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:10 PM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:10 PM3022 km1877 miles1632 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 1:10 PM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 1:10 PM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmNortheast NE

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