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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' South, Longitude: 92° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.78 meters/second, 1651.6 km/hour, 1026.3 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"1026.26 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.5"2.98 miwest0° 22' 34.1"25.85 minorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 128° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.22 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 52.2"964.49 miwest0° 08' 03.6"9.24 minorth964.83 mi
24 hours13° 53' 51.3"929.91 mieast3° 39' 35.1"251.60 minorth970.23 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 12:20 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 1:20 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 1:20 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:20 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 12:20 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:20 PM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:20 PM2386 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
BogotaWed 1:20 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:20 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 12:20 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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