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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 2:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 36° 52' 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' 51.1"3.26 miWest0° 22' 47.1"26.10 miNorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 47° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.94 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 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' 33.0"990.72 miWest0° 11' 24.1"13.06 miNorth991.02 mi
24 hours13° 11' 52.8"905.36 miEast4° 42' 22.4"323.38 miNorth964.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CaruaruFri 11:40 AM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaranhunsFri 11:40 AM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Campina GrandeFri 11:40 AM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 11:40 AM219 km136 miles118 nmEast E
João PessoaFri 11:40 AM234 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaceióFri 11:40 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalFri 11:40 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 11:40 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorFri 11:40 AM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:40 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE

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