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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 54' South
Longitude: 109° 32' 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"1025.28 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.30 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 16' South
Longitude: 159° 34' 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"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.1"951.72 miwest0° 05' 27.0"6.25 minorth951.97 mi
24 hours14° 09' 21.6"935.15 mieast2° 43' 10.0"187.00 minorth960.06 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 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownTue 11:30 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityTue 1:30 PM3334 km2071 miles1800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 1:30 PM3340 km2076 miles1804 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:30 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 1:30 PM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 1:30 PM3505 km2178 miles1893 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 1:30 PM3539 km2199 miles1911 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 2:30 PM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmEast-northeast ENE
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