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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 areas 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 6:20:00 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).

= 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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' North, Longitude: 93° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 463.39 meters/second, 1668.2 kilometres/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.56 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.6"26.85 miNorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 133° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 kilometres/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.49 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.7"989.35 miWest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 miNorth989.65 mi
24 hours12° 56' 08.4"885.33 miEast4° 29' 00.6"308.09 miNorth941.33 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
San SalvadorThu 12:20 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:20 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 12:20 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 12:20 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:20 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:20 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 1:20 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelmopanThu 12:20 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 12:20 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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