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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 64° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.18 meters/second, 1653.1 km/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.18 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.9"3.12 miwest0° 22' 40.7"25.98 minorth26.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 88° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.8"978.50 miwest0° 10' 04.2"11.54 minorth978.86 mi
24 hours13° 33' 16.9"919.32 mieast4° 19' 36.2"297.38 minorth972.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoThu 12:30 PM99 km62 miles54 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 11:30 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausThu 12:30 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 12:30 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreThu 12:30 PM1201 km747 miles649 nmSouth S
LimaThu 11:30 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaThu 11:30 AM1766 km1097 miles954 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 11:30 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownThu 12:30 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 11:30 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest-northwest WNW
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