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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 7:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' North, Longitude: 108° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.38 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.7 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"1036.54 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.6"26.85 miNorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 147° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.50 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.3"989.83 miWest0° 10' 47.0"12.35 miNorth990.13 mi
24 hours12° 55' 30.5"885.01 miEast4° 29' 52.2"309.07 miNorth941.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 1:20 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraThu 1:20 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:20 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmEast E
AguascalientesThu 1:20 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 1:20 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 12:20 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 1:20 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmEast-northeast ENE

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