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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 33' South
Longitude: 89° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.77 meters/second, 1651.6 km/hour, 1026.2 miles/hour or 891.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.25 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.5"2.98 miwest0° 22' 34.0"25.85 minorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 44' South
Longitude: 126° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.8"964.39 miwest0° 08' 02.6"9.22 minorth964.72 mi
24 hours13° 53' 59.9"929.98 mieast3° 39' 13.5"251.18 minorth970.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:10 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 1:10 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 1:10 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:10 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
CaliWed 1:10 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:10 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:10 PM2236 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaWed 1:10 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:10 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoWed 1:10 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast E
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