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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 97° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.32 meters/second, 1650.0 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"1025.24 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1025.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.82 miwest0° 22' 26.5"25.71 minorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 147° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.6"951.33 miwest0° 05' 20.8"6.13 minorth951.58 mi
24 hours14° 09' 44.9"935.20 mieast2° 40' 52.6"184.38 minorth959.55 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 12:40 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilTue 1:40 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 1:40 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmEast E
QuitoTue 1:40 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 1:40 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseTue 12:40 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 12:40 PM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 12:40 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:40 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 12:40 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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