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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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 55' South
Longitude: 92° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.32 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"1025.22 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1025.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.82 miwest0° 22' 26.4"25.71 minorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 23' South
Longitude: 142° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.29 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.5"951.17 miwest0° 05' 18.3"6.08 minorth951.42 mi
24 hours14° 09' 54.1"935.22 mieast2° 39' 57.5"183.33 minorth959.34 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 12:20 PM926 km576 miles500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 1:20 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 1:20 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 1:20 PM1781 km1106 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 12:20 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:20 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 1:20 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
BogotaTue 1:20 PM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:20 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaTue 12:20 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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