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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 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 79° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.30 meters/second, 1649.9 km/hour, 1025.2 miles/hour or 890.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.19 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1025.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.1"2.81 miwest0° 22' 26.2"25.70 minorth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 130° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.0"950.79 miwest0° 05' 12.2"5.96 minorth951.04 mi
24 hours14° 10' 16.2"935.26 mieast2° 37' 38.9"180.68 minorth958.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloTue 12:30 PM108 km67 miles59 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChiclayoTue 12:30 PM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
LimaTue 12:30 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilTue 12:30 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth N
QuitoTue 12:30 PM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoTue 12:30 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast E
CaliTue 12:30 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:30 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorthwest NW
La PazTue 1:30 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaTue 12:30 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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