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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 5:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 78° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.39 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"1036.57 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.57 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.8"26.85 miNorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' South, Longitude: 118° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.11 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.48 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.8"988.87 miWest0° 10' 40.8"12.23 miNorth989.17 mi
24 hours12° 56' 46.8"885.65 miEast4° 28' 07.0"307.07 miNorth941.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BuenaventuraThu 12:20 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNortheast NE
EsmeraldasThu 12:20 PM226 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Juan de PastoThu 12:20 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 12:20 PM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:20 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth S
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:20 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth S
FlorenciaThu 12:20 PM364 km226 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraThu 12:20 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNortheast NE
ManizalesThu 12:20 PM434 km270 miles235 nmNortheast NE
AmbatoThu 12:20 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth S

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