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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 11' South
Longitude: 79° 37' 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"1027.22 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.2"3.12 miwest0° 22' 41.0"25.98 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 12' South
Longitude: 102° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 41.1"979.12 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.62 minorth979.47 mi
24 hours13° 32' 18.2"918.75 mieast4° 21' 00.9"298.99 minorth971.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloThu 12:30 PM68 km42 miles37 nmEast E
ChiclayoThu 12:30 PM155 km97 miles84 nmNorth N
LimaThu 12:30 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:30 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmEast E
CaliThu 12:30 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaThu 12:30 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:30 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
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