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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 2:30:00 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 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 34° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.58 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"1027.99 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1028.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.0"3.26 miWest0° 22' 47.0"26.09 miNorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 45° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 meters/second, 1594.5 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' 32.6"990.64 miWest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 miNorth990.94 mi
24 hours13° 12' 02.0"905.47 miEast4° 42' 16.3"323.26 miNorth965.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 11:30 AM63 km39 miles34 nmWest-southwest WSW
João PessoaFri 11:30 AM98 km61 miles53 nmNorthwest NW
Campina GrandeFri 11:30 AM180 km112 miles97 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaruaruFri 11:30 AM183 km114 miles99 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalFri 11:30 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióFri 11:30 AM249 km155 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:30 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 11:30 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 11:30 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 11:30 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW

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