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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 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' South, Longitude: 107° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.79 meters/second, 1651.7 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"1026.30 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.0"2.98 miwest0° 22' 34.4"25.86 minorth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 143° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.50 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.9"965.11 miwest0° 08' 09.8"9.35 minorth965.45 mi
24 hours13° 53' 00.5"929.54 mieast3° 41' 43.9"254.06 minorth970.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 2:20 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:20 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 11:20 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaWed 1:20 PM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:20 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 1:20 PM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 1:20 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:20 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 2:20 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 2:20 PM3311 km2058 miles1788 nmEast E
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