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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 = Monday, February 27, 2017 at 15:54:00.

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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 Monday, February 27, 2017 at 15:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 55° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 459.29 meters/second, 1653.5 kilometres/hour, 1027.4 miles/hour or 892.8 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"17.12 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.35 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1027.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.0"3.16 miWest0° 22' 42.4"26.01 miNorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 15:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' South, Longitude: 42° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 kilometres/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 29.3"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.8"998.99 miWest0° 10' 56.9"12.54 miNorth999.20 mi
24 hours12° 18' 37.0"848.80 miEast4° 29' 13.5"308.30 miNorth904.74 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguMon 12:54 pm404 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantarémMon 12:54 pm632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N
ManausMon 11:54 am757 km470 miles409 nmNorthwest NW
BelémMon 12:54 pm1058 km658 miles572 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaMon 12:54 pm1176 km731 miles635 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 10:54 am1388 km863 miles750 nmWest W
CayenneMon 12:54 pm1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboMon 12:54 pm1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth N
SucreMon 11:54 am1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouthwest SW
La PazMon 11:54 am1673 km1039 miles903 nmSouthwest SW

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