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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 11' South
Longitude: 82° 07' 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"1027.23 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.25 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 10' South
Longitude: 105° 05' 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' 41.6"979.22 miwest0° 10' 09.4"11.64 minorth979.57 mi
24 hours13° 32' 08.3"918.65 mieast4° 21' 14.8"299.26 minorth971.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:40 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM965 km600 miles521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 12:40 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast E
BogotaThu 12:40 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinThu 12:40 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:40 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaThu 12:40 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth N
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