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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 32' South
Longitude: 99° 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"1026.28 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.8"2.98 miwest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 minorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 135° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 53.0"964.80 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 minorth965.14 mi
24 hours13° 53' 26.1"929.73 mieast3° 40' 39.7"252.83 minorth970.36 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 12:50 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 1:50 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 1:50 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaWed 1:50 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:50 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 12:50 PM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:50 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:50 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:50 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 12:50 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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