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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' South, Longitude: 99° 17' 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"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.21 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.23 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 Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 135° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.35 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"964.72 miwest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 minorth965.06 mi
24 hours13° 53' 26.9"929.67 mieast3° 40' 37.4"252.77 minorth970.29 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 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 1:50 PM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 1:50 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaWed 1:50 PM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:50 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 12:50 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:50 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:50 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:50 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 12:50 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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