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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' South, Longitude: 92° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.67 meters/second, 1636.8 km/hour, 1017.1 miles/hour or 883.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.95 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.95 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.3"1017.02 miwest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 minorth1017.05 mi
24 hours0° 01' 25.3"1.61 miwest0° 21' 21.5"24.47 minorth24.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 20' South, Longitude: 125° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.89 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.1"999.62 miwest0° 09' 47.5"11.22 misouth999.52 mi
24 hours11° 15' 44.0"774.32 mieast3° 46' 56.0"259.94 misouth813.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:24 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 1:24 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 1:24 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 1:24 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Tue 1:24 PM2445 km1520 miles1320 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseTue 12:24 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 1:24 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:24 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 2:24 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaTue 1:24 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmNortheast NE
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