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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' South, Longitude: 109° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.80 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"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.23 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.26 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 145° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.54 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 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"0.16 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.3"965.14 miwest0° 08' 10.7"9.37 minorth965.48 mi
24 hours13° 52' 52.9"929.42 mieast3° 42' 02.9"254.40 minorth970.46 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 2:30 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:30 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 11:30 AM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityWed 1:30 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:30 PM3292 km2045 miles1777 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:30 PM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:30 PM3424 km2127 miles1849 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:30 PM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 1:30 PM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 2:30 PM3535 km2197 miles1909 nmEast-northeast ENE
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