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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 3:30:00 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 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 50' South, Longitude: 49° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.59 meters/second, 1654.5 km/hour, 1028.1 miles/hour or 893.4 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"1028.03 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1028.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.4"3.26 miWest0° 22' 47.3"26.10 miNorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 14' South, Longitude: 59° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.11 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.52 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.0"991.11 miWest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 miNorth991.40 mi
24 hours13° 11' 06.3"904.79 miEast4° 42' 52.9"323.96 miNorth964.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaFri 12:30 PM147 km91 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Félix do XinguFri 12:30 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémFri 12:30 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
BrasiliaFri 12:30 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 12:30 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausFri 11:30 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 12:30 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 12:30 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeFri 12:30 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast E
ParamariboFri 12:30 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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