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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' South, Longitude: 94° 34' 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 minorth1026.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.98 miwest0° 22' 34.1"25.85 minorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' South, Longitude: 130° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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' 52.4"964.59 miwest0° 08' 04.5"9.26 minorth964.93 mi
24 hours13° 53' 43.0"929.85 mieast3° 39' 56.7"252.01 minorth970.27 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 12:30 PM1008 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 1:30 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 1:30 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:30 PM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 12:30 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:30 PM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 12:30 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:30 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 1:30 PM2576 km1600 miles1391 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaWed 12:30 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth N
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