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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 = Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:30:00 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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 109° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.34 meters/second, 1650.0 km/hour, 1025.3 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"1025.20 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1025.23 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.9"2.83 miWest0° 22' 26.8"25.71 miNorth25.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 159° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.53 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.1"951.65 miWest0° 05' 26.8"6.24 miNorth951.90 mi
24 hours14° 09' 22.2"935.09 miEast2° 43' 07.1"186.93 miNorth959.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Tue 2:30 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:30 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownTue 11:30 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaTue 1:30 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 1:30 PM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 1:30 PM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 1:30 PM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 1:30 PM3480 km2163 miles1879 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 1:30 PM3517 km2186 miles1899 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 2:30 PM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmEast-northeast ENE

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