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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 5:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 83° 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 miNorth1036.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.7"26.85 miNorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 123° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 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 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.4"989.03 miWest0° 10' 41.9"12.25 miNorth989.33 mi
24 hours12° 56' 33.9"885.54 miEast4° 28' 25.1"307.41 miNorth941.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasThu 12:40 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoThu 12:40 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:40 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
DavidThu 12:40 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:40 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM662 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM775 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseThu 11:40 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth N
CaliThu 12:40 PM799 km497 miles432 nmEast E

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