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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' South, Longitude: 111° 47' 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"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.24 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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' South, Longitude: 147° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.59 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 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' 54.5"965.24 miwest0° 08' 11.7"9.39 minorth965.58 mi
24 hours13° 52' 44.3"929.35 mieast3° 42' 24.1"254.80 minorth970.50 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 2:40 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:40 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 11:40 AM2670 km1659 miles1441 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityWed 1:40 PM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:40 PM3472 km2157 miles1875 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:40 PM3503 km2177 miles1892 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:40 PM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:40 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:40 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 2:40 PM3804 km2364 miles2054 nmEast-northeast ENE
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