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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 = Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:30:00 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 Monday, February 24, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 17' South, Longitude: 94° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.84 meters/second, 1648.2 km/hour, 1024.2 miles/hour or 890.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.07 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.07 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1024.09 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miNorth1024.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.1"2.66 miWest0° 22' 18.4"25.55 miNorth25.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 24, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 159° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.79 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.73 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.1"943.24 miWest0° 02' 15.3"2.59 miNorth943.35 mi
24 hours14° 13' 52.9"931.62 miEast1° 29' 44.4"102.87 miNorth941.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:30 PM1058 km658 miles572 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 1:30 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 1:30 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:30 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 12:30 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:30 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 1:30 PM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaMon 1:30 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:30 PM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 12:30 PM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmNorth N

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