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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 32' South
Longitude: 97° 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"1026.27 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.98 miwest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 minorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 40' South
Longitude: 133° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 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' 52.8"964.70 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.28 minorth965.04 mi
24 hours13° 53' 34.4"929.79 mieast3° 40' 18.2"252.42 minorth970.32 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 12:40 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 1:40 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 1:40 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:40 PM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 1:40 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseWed 12:40 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:40 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 12:40 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:40 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 12:40 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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