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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 2:20:00 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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 31° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.57 meters/second, 1654.5 km/hour, 1028.0 miles/hour or 893.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1027.98 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1028.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.0"3.25 miWest0° 22' 47.0"26.09 miNorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' South, Longitude: 43° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.51 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.1"990.56 miWest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 miNorth990.86 mi
24 hours13° 12' 11.3"905.58 miEast4° 42' 09.9"323.14 miNorth965.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 11:20 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest W
NatalFri 11:20 AM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:20 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
MaceióFri 11:20 AM469 km292 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 11:20 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 11:20 AM920 km571 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 11:20 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 11:20 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 11:20 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 11:20 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW

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