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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, February 24, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 17' South
Longitude: 94° 29' 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"1024.16 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 minorth1024.18 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' South
Longitude: 159° 24' 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"943.31 miwest0° 02' 15.5"2.59 minorth943.42 mi
24 hours14° 13' 53.1"931.69 mieast1° 29' 47.8"102.94 minorth941.38 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 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 1:30 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 1:30 PM1934 km1201 miles1044 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:30 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 12:30 PM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 1:30 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaMon 12:30 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 12:30 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 1:30 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 12:30 PM2679 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth N
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