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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 84° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.21 meters/second, 1653.2 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' 44.4"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.1"25.98 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' South, Longitude: 107° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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' 41.9"979.32 miwest0° 10' 10.2"11.65 minorth979.67 mi
24 hours13° 31' 58.5"918.56 mieast4° 21' 28.6"299.52 minorth971.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM840 km522 miles454 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 12:50 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:50 AM976 km607 miles527 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 12:50 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 12:50 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmNortheast NE
BogotaThu 12:50 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 12:50 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast E
MedellinThu 12:50 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 12:50 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 11:50 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth N
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