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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, March 27, 2014 at 4:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' North, Longitude: 66° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.40 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.58 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.20 miWest0° 23' 26.9"26.85 miNorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 106° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.93 meters/second, 1590.9 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.3"988.45 miWest0° 10' 38.2"12.18 miNorth988.76 mi
24 hours12° 57' 18.9"885.92 miEast4° 27' 20.8"306.19 miNorth941.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:00 Noon361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MitúThu 11:30 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureThu 12:00 Noon587 km364 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Boa VistaThu 12:30 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast E
Ciudad BolívarThu 12:00 Noon662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad GuayanaThu 12:00 Noon727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ValenciaThu 12:00 Noon845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaracasThu 12:00 Noon861 km535 miles465 nmNorth N
BarquisimetoThu 12:00 Noon882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaThu 11:30 AM902 km561 miles487 nmWest-northwest WNW

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