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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' South, Longitude: 81° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.21 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"1027.15 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.2"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.1"25.98 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' South, Longitude: 104° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.78 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 41.5"979.14 miwest0° 10' 09.4"11.63 minorth979.49 mi
24 hours13° 32' 09.4"918.60 mieast4° 21' 13.3"299.21 minorth971.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaThu 12:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 12:40 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PortoviejoThu 12:40 PM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:40 PM953 km592 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM1179 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 12:40 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast E
BogotaThu 12:40 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinThu 12:40 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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