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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 11' South
Longitude: 77° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.20 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"1027.21 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.23 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.1"3.12 miwest0° 22' 41.0"25.98 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 13' South
Longitude: 100° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 40.8"979.01 miwest0° 10' 08.0"11.61 minorth979.37 mi
24 hours13° 32' 27.9"918.85 mieast4° 20' 46.9"298.73 minorth971.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloThu 12:20 PM208 km129 miles113 nmWest W
LimaThu 12:20 PM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM728 km453 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:20 PM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 12:20 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 12:20 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:20 PM1342 km834 miles724 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaThu 12:20 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:20 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinThu 12:20 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorth N
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