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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' South, Longitude: 89° 17' 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"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.18 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.5"2.97 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 Latitude: 14° 44' South, Longitude: 125° 55' 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"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.8"964.31 miwest0° 08' 02.4"9.21 minorth964.65 mi
24 hours13° 54' 00.8"929.92 mieast3° 39' 11.1"251.12 minorth970.11 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 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 1:10 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 1:10 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:10 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmNortheast NE
CaliWed 1:10 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:10 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:10 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaWed 1:10 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:10 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoWed 1:10 PM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmEast E
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